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amoebiasis

(ăm′ə-bī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Variant of amebiasis.

amoebiasis

See amebiasis.

amoebiasis

Infection with the protozoan Entamoeba histolytica, a pathogen associated with poor sanitary conditions.
Clinical findings Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea.
Diagnosis O&P in stool.
Management Diloxanide furoate, paromomycin, metronidazole plus a luminal agent.

amoebiasis

A group of disorders caused by the amoeba, Entamoeba histolytica . It may include AMOEBIC DYSENTERY, widespread damage to the large intestine and abscesses in the liver (AMOEBIC ABSCESS), lungs and brain.