Sarcosporidiosis: Infection with a protozoa called Sarcocystis. The condition is often asymptomatic. Infection usually occurs by eating raw infected meat.
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Definitions of Sarcosporidiosis:
Infection of the striated muscle of mammals by parasites of the genus SARCOCYSTIS. Disease symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, muscle weakness, and paralysis are produced by sarcocystin, a toxin produced by the organism.
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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Sarcosporidiosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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