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Blastocystis hominis

Blastocystis hominis: Introduction

Blastocystis hominis: Blastocystis hominis is a common microscopic parasitic organism found throughout the world. ... more about Blastocystis hominis.

Blastocystis hominis: Common parasitic condition often causing digestive symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Blastocystis hominis is available below.

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Causes of Blastocystis hominis

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Disease Topics Related To Blastocystis hominis

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Blastocystis hominis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Blastocystis hominis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the more »

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Blastocystis hominis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Blastocystis hominis

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Article Excerpts about Blastocystis hominis

Blastocystis hominis is a common microscopic parasitic organism found throughout the world. Infection with Blastocystis hominis is called blastocystosis (BLASS-toe-SIS-toe-sis.) (Source: excerpt from Blastocystis hominis Infection: DPD)

Definitions of Blastocystis hominis:

A species of parasitic protozoa found in the intestines of humans and other primates. It was classified as a yeast in 1912. Over the years, questions arose about this designation. In 1967, many physiological and morphological B. hominis characteristics were reported that fit a protozoan classification. Since that time, other papers have corroborated this work and the organism is now recognized as a protozoan parasite of humans causing intestinal disease with potentially disabling symptoms. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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