parasitic disease


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par·a·sit·ic dis·ease

a disease due to the presence and vital activity of a parasite, or as a reaction to a parasite.

parasitic disease

A disease resulting from the growth and development of parasitic organisms (plants or animals) in or on the body.
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Still, Clarke said that eradication might only be achieved if there is a sense of urgency, given how malaria spreads; the parasitic disease is transmitted to people by mosquitoes.
A suspected parasitic disease is thought to have come from sick lambs at a pet shop
HIGH levels of parasitic disease in young cattle and productivity losses in adult dairy cows are a serious risk during the coming grazing season, a west Wales vet is warning.
special envoy for malaria Ray Chambers said that getting rid of the parasitic disease ultimately could save 11 million lives and provide $2 trillion in economic benefits.
Mosquirix reportedly protects only about one-third of children and protection may fade over time, but it might help protect some kids from getting the parasitic disease. There are about 200 million cases of malaria every year, mostly in African children, said the reports.
The study conducted by UNICEF and BIOM Ecological Movement revealed that the majority of students do not wash their hands at school, which can lead to a parasitic disease.
Lindsay Hock, managing editor, writes on a new vaccine development to potentially eradicate the parasitic disease.
Khalil spoke at a meeting in which participants discussed reports compiled by ministry departments concerning the spread of Leishmaniasis, a parasitic disease, and an immunization campaign that covered 700,000 youths, including Syrian and Palestinian children.
Furthermore, large-scale measures must be taken to ensure disinfection of sources and stores of water supplies to minimise the contraction of this parasitic disease.
This compound, or similar PKC inhibitors, could provide a multipronged weapon against malaria and other parasitic disease.
NFU animal health and welfare advisor Catherine McLaughlin said: "Science has a key role to play in food production and any research that can help reduce the impact of debilitating parasitic disease among our farmed livestock must be welcomed.
* Rare parasitic disease spreads among HIV-infected gay men.