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What is Amoebiasis?

What is Amoebiasis?

  • Amoebiasis: An infectious disease caused by a free-living amoebic parasite called Entamoeba histolytica. The organism infects the bowel and causes gastroenteritis. Infection occurs through ingesting contaminated food or water. It is more common in countries with poor sanitation. The incubation period may last from days to weeks before symptoms appear.
  • Amoebiasis: infection by a disease-causing ameba.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Amoebiasis: Introduction

Types of Amoebiasis:

Broader types of Amoebiasis:

How serious is Amoebiasis?

Complications of Amoebiasis: see complications of Amoebiasis

What causes Amoebiasis?

Causes of Amoebiasis: see causes of Amoebiasis

What are the symptoms of Amoebiasis?

Symptoms of Amoebiasis: see symptoms of Amoebiasis

Complications of Amoebiasis: see complications of Amoebiasis

Can anyone else get Amoebiasis?

More information: see contagiousness of Amoebiasis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Amoebiasis

Amoebiasis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Amoebiasis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Amoebiasis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Amoebiasis: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Amoebiasis.
Treatments for Amoebiasis: see treatments for Amoebiasis

Name and Aliases of Amoebiasis

Main name of condition: Amoebiasis

Other names or spellings for Amoebiasis:

Amoebiasis due to free-living amoebae

Amebiasis, Amebiosis, Amoebiosis
Source - WordNet 2.1


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