protozoal disease

protozoal disease

A disease produced by parasitic protozoa. Examples are amebic dysentery, sleeping sickness, and malaria.
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Leishmaniasis is a protozoal disease affecting people on all continents, except Australia and Antarctica, and is endemic in all tropical American countries.
Even clear running streams in this country run a high risk of giardia, a protozoal disease.
It can also be used to treat some protozoal diseases, such as malaria.
Protozoal diseases continue to be considered an important group of illnesses because of their significant number of cases and mortalities every year (WHO 2004).
Ticks can carry and transmit a broad range of bacterial and protozoal diseases, including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Ehrlichiosis.
Among the protozoal diseases transmitted by blood transfusion in India the most important is malaria, followed by toxoplasmosis.
The efficacy of propolis against Trichomonas, Toxoplasmos, amebiasis, giardiasis, leishmaniasis and some other protozoal diseases has been documented (6-15).
Protozoal diseases, and particularly malaria, leishmaniasis, Chagas disease and African trypanosomiasis, represent major causes of mortality in various tropical and subtropical regions.
Leishmaniases compose a spectrum of protozoal diseases currently endemic in 88 countries in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and southern Europe.