protozoal infection


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protozoal infection

An infection with a protozoon, e.g., malaria.
See also: infection
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of samples Adult male > 12 yrs 1047 Adult female > 12yrs 1220 Boys 5-12yrs 200 Girls 5-12yrs 187 Overall (Adults + Children) 2654 Overall 5-12yrs 387 Children Overall Adults > 12 yrs 2267 Sex Positive Percentage Adult male 390 37.24% Adult female 349 28.60% Boys 126 63.00% Girls 89 47.60% Overall (Adults + Children) 954 35.94% Overall 215 55.55% Children Overall Adults 739 32.59% Table - 3: Protozoal infection in relation to sex and age at MMCH & RI (Hospital patients) Total no.
In AIDS patients, depletion of circulating T cells lead to increased susceptibility to opportunistic intestinal protozoal infections. Immunocompetent individuals can clear the parasites spontaneously, but AIDS patients (immunocompromised) fail to do so and suffer from prolonged diarrhoea.
Taylor, Drugs used in the chemotherapy of protozoal infections, in: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Pergamon Press, New York.
Protozoal infections are considered as a neglected tropical disease and therefore, immense concern has been shown by WHO [5].
However, other differential diagnoses were considered, including bacterial infections like syphilis or actinomycosis, protozoal infections such as toxoplasmosis, and miscellaneous diseases such as sarcoidosis, Crohn's disease and Wegener's granulomatosis.
Most common causes of thrombocytopenia, including haematological as well as non-haematological, include diminished production due to vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiency, leukaemia, sepsis, systemic viral, bacterial and protozoal infections such as dengue fever, typhoid and malaria.
The relationship of water sources and other determinants to prevalence of intestinal protozoal infections in a rural community of Saudi Arabia.
Pentamidine is a drug used in the treatment of protozoal infections. Treatment with Pentamidine may cause sudden cardiac death [17].
Soave, "Protozoal infections in patients with AIDS: Cryptosporidiosis, isosporiasis, cyclosporiasis, and microsporidiosis," Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, vol.
"We now know that lactoferrin has many functions in innate immunity and that it plays a role in protecting us from bacterial, viral, fungal, and protozoal infections. It can even protect us from some forms of cancer."
Viral and Protozoal infections. In: Mhairi MG, Mullett MD, Seshia MM (eds).