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Amebiasis: Introduction

Amebiasis: Amebiasis is a disease caused by a one-celled parasite called Entamoeba histolytica (ent-a-ME-ba his-to-LI-ti-ka). (Source: excerpt from Amebiasis: DPD) ... more about Amebiasis.

Amebiasis: An intestinal infection caused by a parasitic amebic organism. It is usually associated with poor sanitation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Amebiasis is available below.

Symptoms of Amebiasis

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Amebiasis: Deaths

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Types of Amebiasis

Causes of Amebiasis

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Disease Topics Related To Amebiasis

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Misdiagnosis and Amebiasis

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Prognosis for Amebiasis

Research about Amebiasis

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Article Excerpts about Amebiasis

Amebiasis is a disease caused by a one-celled parasite called Entamoeba histolytica (ent-a-ME-ba his-to-LI-ti-ka). (Source: excerpt from Amebiasis: DPD)

Definitions of Amebiasis:

Infection by a disease-causing ameba - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Amebiasis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Amebiasis, or a subtype of Amebiasis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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