amoebiasis(redirected from Amoebasis)
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Variant of amebiasis.
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amoebiasisInfection 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.
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amoebiasisA 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.
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