spirochetosis


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spirochetosis

 [spi″ro-ke-to´sis]
infection with spirochetes.

spi·ro·che·to·sis

(spī'rō-kē-tō'sis),
Any disease caused by a spirochete.

spirochetosis

(spī′rə-kē-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. spirocheto·ses (-sēz)
Any of various diseases, such as syphilis, caused by infection with spirochetes.
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The histopathologic findings of intestinal spirochetosis are different from those of syphilis.
Our study also demonstrated that intestinal spirochetosis and schistosomiasis may be asymptomatic, involve normal or abnormal mucosa, and involve polyps [13-19].
Further examination showed intestinal spirochetosis along the caecal border (Figure 2).
Discussion: Intestinal spirochetosis is a condition in which spirochetal organisms are attached to the apical cell membrane of the colorectal epithelium.
Nordquist, BS, DMD, MS, The Stealth Killer: Is Oral Spirochetosis the Missing Link in the Dental-Heart Disease Labyrinth?
Some of the most common diseases that are spread as a result of bird droppings are Tuberculosis, Encephalitis, Meningitis, Chlamydiosis, Salmonellosis, Fowl Typhoid, Fowl Cholera, Newcastle Disease, Pullorum Disease, Spirochetosis, Streptococosis, and Q Fever.
Causes could include persistent spirochetosis [5], irreversible tissue damage [3,4], autoimmunity [3], and misdiagnosis [6].
Lyme disease--a tick-borne spirochetosis? Science 216(4552):1317-1319 (1982); http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7043737.
His research interests include gastrointestinal infections such as esophageal candidiasis, cytomegalovirus-related disease, mycobacterial infections, intestinal amebiasis, intestinal spirochetosis, chlamydial infection, and HIV-related gastrointestinal disease.
Intestinal spirochetosis, initially described in HIV-infected homosexual men, is now known to occur in children and in various other disorders without associated HIV infection.
Fatal spirochetosis due to a relapsing fever-like Borrelia sp.