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Sarcosporidiosis: Introduction

Sarcosporidiosis: Infection with a protozoa called Sarcocystis. The condition is often asymptomatic. Infection usually occurs by eating raw infected meat. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sarcosporidiosis is available below.

Symptoms of Sarcosporidiosis

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Sarcosporidiosis: Complications

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Causes of Sarcosporidiosis

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Less Common Symptoms of Sarcosporidiosis

Misdiagnosis and Sarcosporidiosis

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, but more »

Sarcosporidiosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Sarcosporidiosis: Animations

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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. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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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More information about Sarcosporidiosis

  1. Sarcosporidiosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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