By: Marilyn Lindblad
Chagas disease is a parasitic condition sometimes called American trypanosomiasis. The disease is most prevalent in children who live in Mexico, Central America and South America, where the reduviid bug is indigenous. The parasite that causes Chagas disease is found in the feces of the...
Medical science breakthroughs in the control of infections and inflammation
By: Omar Salvador
Control of infections and inflammation: One of the most notable successes in medical science Through the years, medical science has had numerous notable successes. Perhaps one of its most spectacular victories is the control of infections and inflammation. By simple definitions, infections are diseases caused...
By: Dr. Manura Nanayakkara
Intestinal protozoal infections are troublesome gastrointestinal problems that could be seen in both developed and developing countries. Protozoa are single cell organisms and the most common diseases caused by them are Amoebiasis, Giadiasis, Cryptosporidiosis, Isosporiasis, Cyclosporiasis, Microsporidiosis, Balantidiasis and Trichomoniasis. Amoebiasis is much more prevalent...
By: Jenna Pope
Protozoa are one-celled parasites. These used to not be a big problem for the United States. But, now, with worldwide travel becoming so much more popular and frequent, protozoa have been able to migrate to the U.S. and cause the same diseases that they...
By: Jerome Carter
Intestinal protozoa infections are a serious health problem around the world. These infections have been responsible for millions of deaths worldwide.What are protozoa?Protozoa are a large group of single-celled organisms. Over 65,000 different kinds of protozoa are known to scientists. They live...
By: Suzanne Rose
Intestinal protozoa can cause serious and even fatal conditions in humans and animals. Various types of protozoa can inhabit humans, and these have a range of symptoms of different severities. Types include G lamblia, Dientamoeba fragilis, and Balantidium coli. Symptoms of the different protozoa may...
By: Alison Bowler
Protozoa are single celled organisms. Some of these microscopic organisms can cause intestinal infections. The infection causing protozoans found in humans are Entameba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, Cryptosporidium parvum, Isospora belli and Balantidium coli. Entameba histolytica This type of ameba causes amebic dysentery and may spread...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Protozoa are organisms consisting mainly of a single cell and consumes organic carbon as its energy source. They are typically microscopic and contain a membrane bound nucleus, which makes them classified as eukaryotes. In contrast to the organisms such as fungi, protozoa are considered nonfilamentous...
By: Suzanne Rose
Ascariasis is an infection caused by Ascaris lumbricoides, a parasitic roundworm. The most common intestinal worm infection, it is caused when one eats contaminated food or drink. Anyone can get the condition, but children are affected worse. People do not consume the mature worm but...
By: Jenna Pope
Ascariasis is an infection of Ascaris lumbricoides, a parasitic roundworm. Approximately one billion people worldwide are affected, and it is more prevalent in developing countries and places where sanitation is poor and there are crowded living conditions. Children, especially, are more at risk because they...

 

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