is described as an infection of the gastrointestinal system.
Diarrhoea in LA could be due to associated intestinal amoebiasis
and could be part of colonic condition predisposing to LA.
In addition, a number of studies and routine diagnosis in Ethiopia pointed out that amoebiasis
is one of the most widely dispersed diseases .
Clinical features of amebiasis range from asymptomatic colonization to amoebic dysentery and invasive extra intestinal amoebiasis
, the latter in some cases in the form of liver abscesses (13).
The list of differential diagnoses to be considered in the returning febrile traveller is excessively long, comprising a few other (usually not life-threatening, with the possible exception of amoebiasis
) parasitic diseases, but also a wealth of non-parasitic illnesses.
is a ubiquitous disease, endemic to Asia, Africa and South America, is an infection by Entamoeba histolytica, affecting young to middle-aged adults.
A panoply of diseases--not only the well-publicized AIDS but lesser-known scourges such as hepatitis A, B, and C; herpes; cytomegalovirus; gay bowel syndrome; amoebiasis
; anal warts and anal cancer; shigellosis; chlamydia; gonorrhea; and syphilis--serve to truncate the average gay's life expectancy to roughly 50 years.
Cases were reported on Tuesday afternoon in Kianjai and Mbeu wards, where residents feared a cholera outbreak but the county health officer reported a case of amoebiasis
Fresh vegetables in Dir districts were moderately contaminated by intestinal parasites, which are source of infection with amoebiasis
, ascariasis, taeniasis, trichuriasis and others.
Frequency of amoebiasis
and other intestinal parasitoses in a settlement in Ilheus City, State of Bahia, Brazil.
Although no distinct clinical criteria exist for distinguishing ALA and PLA, the differential diagnosis can be made based on the following criteria- younger age, resident, or recent travel to areas of endemic amoebiasis
, diarrhoea, and marked abdominal pain raise clinical suspicion of ALA.