Infection by parasites of the genus BALANTIDIUM. The presence of Balantidium in the LARGE INTESTINE leads to DIARRHEA; DYSENTERY; and occasionally ULCER.
A genus of protozoa parasitic in the digestive tract of vertebrate or invertebrate hosts. Asexual multiplication is accomplished by transverse binary fission. Its organisms are ovoidal in shape and have a ciliated covering over the entire body.
Acute inflammation of the intestine associated with infectious DIARRHEA of various etiologies, generally acquired by eating contaminated food containing TOXINS, BIOLOGICAL derived from BACTERIA or other microorganisms. Dysentery is characterized initially by watery FECES then by bloody mucoid stools. It is often associated with ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and DEHYDRATION.
Infections with protozoa of the phylum CILIOPHORA.
A segment of the LOWER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT that includes the CECUM; the COLON; and the RECTUM.
Cells or feeding stage in the life cycle of sporozoan protozoa. In the malarial parasite, the trophozoite develops from the MEROZOITE and then splits into the SCHIZONT. Trophozoites that are left over from cell division can go on to form gametocytes.
A naphthacene antibiotic that inhibits AMINO ACYL TRNA binding during protein synthesis.
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Closely congeneric derivatives of the polycyclic naphthacenecarboxamide. (Gilman et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p1117)
Nonsusceptibility of bacteria to the action of TETRACYCLINE which inhibits aminoacyl-tRNA binding to the 30S ribosomal subunit during protein synthesis.
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A system of categories to which morbid entries are assigned according to established criteria. Included is the entire range of conditions in a manageable number of categories, grouped to facilitate mortality reporting. It is produced by the World Health Organization (From ICD-10, p1). The Clinical Modifications, produced by the UNITED STATES DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, are larger extensions used for morbidity and general epidemiological purposes, primarily in the U.S.
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Any fluid-filled closed cavity or sac that is lined by an EPITHELIUM. Cysts can be of normal, abnormal, non-neoplastic, or neoplastic tissues.
A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.
A species of parasitic protozoa causing ENTAMOEBIASIS and amebic dysentery (DYSENTERY, AMEBIC). Characteristics include a single nucleus containing a small central karyosome and peripheral chromatin that is finely and regularly beaded.
A genus of flagellate intestinal EUKARYOTES parasitic in various vertebrates, including humans. Characteristics include the presence of four pairs of flagella arising from a complicated system of axonemes and cysts that are ellipsoidal to ovoidal in shape.
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A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
Invertebrate organisms that live on or in another organism (the host), and benefit at the expense of the other. Traditionally excluded from definition of parasites are pathogenic BACTERIA; FUNGI; VIRUSES; and PLANTS; though they may live parasitically.
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The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.
A hereditary syndrome clinically similar to HYPOPARATHYROIDISM. It is characterized by HYPOCALCEMIA; HYPERPHOSPHATEMIA; and associated skeletal development impairment and caused by failure of response to PARATHYROID HORMONE rather than deficiencies. A severe form with resistance to multiple hormones is referred to as Type 1a and is associated with maternal mutant allele of the ALPHA CHAIN OF STIMULATORY G PROTEIN.
The process of pictorial communication, between human and computers, in which the computer input and output have the form of charts, drawings, or other appropriate pictorial representation.
A large group of diseases which are characterized by a low prevalence in the population. They frequently are associated with problems in diagnosis and treatment.
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A disease characterized by the progressive invasion of SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS into the LYMPHATIC VESSELS, and the BLOOD VESSELS. The majority of the cases occur in the LUNGS of women of child-bearing age, eventually blocking the flow of air, blood, and lymph. The common symptom is shortness of breath (DYSPNEA).
A condition characterized by the formation of CALCULI and concretions in the hollow organs or ducts of the body. They occur most often in the gallbladder, kidney, and lower urinary tract.
Incorrect diagnoses after clinical examination or technical diagnostic procedures.
An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.
An acute, diffuse, and suppurative inflammation of loose connective tissue, particularly the deep subcutaneous tissues, and sometimes muscle, which is most commonly seen as a result of infection of a wound, ulcer, or other skin lesions.
An abnormal elevation of body temperature, usually as a result of a pathologic process.
One of the principal schools of medical philosophy in ancient Greece and Rome. It developed in Alexandria between 270 and 220 B.C., the only one to have any success in reviving the essentials of the Hippocratic concept. The Empiricists declared that the search for ultimate causes of phenomena was vain, but they were active in endeavoring to discover immediate causes. The "tripod of the Empirics" was their own chance observations (experience), learning obtained from contemporaries and predecessors (experience of others), and, in the case of new diseases, the formation of conclusions from other diseases which they resembled (analogy). Empiricism enjoyed sporadic continuing popularity in later centuries up to the nineteenth. (From Castiglioni, A History of Medicine, 2d ed, p186; Dr. James H. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)
A verocytotoxin-producing serogroup belonging to the O subfamily of Escherichia coli which has been shown to cause severe food-borne disease. A strain from this serogroup, serotype H7, which produces SHIGA TOXINS, has been linked to human disease outbreaks resulting from contamination of foods by E. coli O157 from bovine origin.
Infections with bacteria of the species ESCHERICHIA COLI.
Diseases that are underfunded and have low name recognition but are major burdens in less developed countries. The World Health Organization has designated six tropical infectious diseases as being neglected in industrialized countries that are endemic in many developing countries (HELMINTHIASIS; LEPROSY; LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS; ONCHOCERCIASIS; SCHISTOSOMIASIS; and TRACHOMA).
The branch of medicine concerned with diseases, mainly of parasitic origin, common in tropical and subtropical regions.
A plant genus of the family BOMBACACEAE that is used for FOOD and MEDICINE, TRADITIONAL.
The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Infections or infestations with parasitic organisms. They are often contracted through contact with an intermediate vector, but may occur as the result of direct exposure.
Hypertrophy and thickening of tissues from causes other than filarial infection, the latter being described as ELEPHANTIASIS, FILARIAL.
Drugs used to treat or prevent parasitic infections.

The prevalence of Balantidium coli infection in fifty-six mammalian species. (1/9)

A total of 375 fecal samples of 56 mammalian species belonging to 17 families of 4 orders were examined for the detection of Balantidium coli from December 1994 to August 1995. As a result, B. coli was found from 6 species belonging to 4 families of 2 orders (Primates and Artiodactyla) of host animals examined. White-handed gibbon (Hylobates lar), squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciurea) and Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) were new hosts for B. coli. All the wild boar (Sus scrofa) and chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) examined were positive. The highest number of B. coli was obtained from a chimpanzee (1,230/g feces). No B. coli was detected from the animals of orders Rodentia and Carnivora including dogs and cats. The rarity of B. coli infection in breeding animals in Japan. suggests that there is no serious problem in controlling infections.  (+info)

Dysentery caused by Balantidium coli in a patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma from Turkey. (2/9)

Balantidium coli is the only parasitic ciliate of man. It is a flattened oval organism covered with cilia, and a gullet at the anterior end. It is infrequently pathogenic for man, although epidemic buds in tropical zones have been described. The infection fundamentally affects the colon and causes variable clinic pictures, from asymptomatic to serious dysenteric forms. We present a case of parasitologically diagnosed as causes of diarrhea in a patient with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma from Turkey. In order to find out the causative etiologic agent of diarrhea, stool samples were examined by native, lugol and flotation methods and we detected moving trophozoites, which were approximately 60 microm long and 35 microm wide. These bodies were diagnosed as Balantidium coli. This case underlines that Balantidium coli should also be considered as a possible pathogen in immunocompromised patients with diarrhea.  (+info)

Balantidiasis in the gastric lymph nodes of Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia): an incidental finding. (3/9)

A 4-year-old female Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia) was found dead in the Gwangju Uchi Park Zoo. The animal had previously exhibited weakness and lethargy, but no signs of diarrhea. The carcass was emaciated upon presentation. The main gross lesion was characterized by severe serous atrophy of the fat tissues of the coronary and left ventricular grooves, resulting in the transformation of the fat to a gelatinous material. The rumen was fully distended with food, while the abomasum evidenced mucosal corrugation with slight congestion. Microscopic examination revealed the presence of Balantidium coli trophozoites within the lymphatic ducts of the gastric lymph node and the abdominal submucosa. On rare occasions, these organisms may invade extra-intestinal organs, in this case the gastric lymph nodes and abomasum.  (+info)

Current world status of Balantidium coli. (4/9)

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Investigation of intestinal parasites in pig feces that are also human pathogens. (5/9)

A total of 238 pig fecal specimens were collected from pig farms in Corlu (Tekirdag), Ayazma, and Arnavutkoy (Istanbul) during the summer. Out of the 238 pig specimens, 105 were from pigs younger than 6 months and 133 from pigs older than 6 months. These were investigated for intestine parasites in particular the ones that are human pathogens. Cryptosporidium spp. was detected In 21 fecal specimens (8.8%), Giardia spp. in 9 (3.7%), Balantidium coli cysts in 4 (1.6%) and Ascaris suum eggs in 9 (4.1%). Giardia lamblia were found in 8 (7.6%) of 105 pigs younger than 6 months, Cryptosporidium spp. in 12 (11.4%), Balantidium coli cysts in 2 (1.5%). In the pigs older than 6 months Giardia lamblia were found in 1 (0.7%), Cryptosporidium spp. in 9 (6.7%), Balantidium coli cysts in 2 (1.5%). and Ascaris suum eggs in 9 (6.7%). The difference in the rate of G. lamblia (p=0.01) in pigs less than 6 months and of A. suum in those over 6 months was found to be statistically significant (p=0.005). Our results revealed that pigs are important sources of these parasites.  (+info)

Novel insights into the genetic diversity of Balantidium and Balantidium-like cyst-forming ciliates. (6/9)

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Dysenteric syndrome due to Balantidium coli: a case report. (7/9)

A 28-year-old man was hospitalized for a dysenteric syndrome that had developed during the previous days. Physical examination revealed abdominal pains, fever, vomiting and more than ten liquid stools per day. Fresh stool examination showed numerous mobile ciliated trophozoites of Balantidium coli. The patient reported having been on a hike the previous weekend during which he had drunk water through a hydration pouch bladder. Complete resolution was observed after intravenous rehydration and ten days of oral treatment with metronidazole (Flagyl(R)). Balantidium coli is the largest ciliate protozoan able to infect humans. This parasite is common in pigs and has a worldwide distribution. Human infections, a rare event in industrialised countries, are usually acquired by ingestion of food or water contaminated by mammal faeces. Human B. coli infections are easily treated but may be severe and even fatal if neglected.  (+info)

Balantidium honghuensis n. sp. (Ciliophora: Trichostomatidae) from the rectum of Rana nigromaculata and R. limnocharis from Honghu Lake, China. (8/9)

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Balantidiasis is a protozoan infection caused by infection with Balantidium coli. Symptoms can be local due to involvement of the intestinal mucosa, or systemic in nature and include either diarrhea or constipation. Balantidium is the only ciliated protozoan known to infect humans. Balantidiasis is a zoonotic disease and is acquired by humans via the feco-oral route from the normal host, the pig, where it is asymptomatic. Contaminated water is the most common mechanism of transmission. Balantidiasis can be treated with tetracycline, carbarsone, metronidazole, or diiodohydroxyquin. The first study to generate balantidiasis in humans was undertaken by Cassagrandi and Barnagallo in 1896. However, this experiment was not successful in creating an infection and it was unclear whether Balantidium coli was the actual parasite used. The first case of balantidiasis in the Philippines, where it is the most common, was reported in 1904. Currently, Balantidium coli is distributed worldwide but less than 1% ...
Balantidiasis is an infectious disease caused by the ciliated protozoan parasite called Balantidium coli. The life cycle of the Balantidium coli begins with cysts in the host. The host consumes contaminated water or food, developing cysts which are considered as the parasite stage that transmits Balantidiasis. Excystation then takes place within the small intestine of the host. During this stage, trophozoites inhabit the large intestine. Within the lumen of the large intestine, the trophozoites replicate through binary fission and it is possible for conjugation to take place during this stage. Encystation of the trophozoites follows resulting in infectious cysts. A number of trophozoites will occupy the colon and multiply there while others go back to the lumen of the large intestine for disintegration. Finally, mature cysts are expelled from the body of the host with feces. Balantidium coli bacterium can be found all over the world. Pigs serve as its ideal animal reservoir, thus, Balantidiasis ...
The parasite has 2 stages in its life cycle: the trophozoite and the cyst. The cyst is the resting, resistant stage and is the infectious ingested form. The trophozoite form causes manifestations of infection. The cysts are spherical or ovoid with a diameter of 40 to 60 μm and remain viable at room temperature for at least 2 weeks, particularly if kept moist and away from direct sunlight. The motile trophozoite is the form for division. Its shape and size vary with the amount of ingested food, from 30 to 300 μm in length and 30 to 100 μm in width. ...
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Ciliates have a feeding stage (called trophozoites) and a cyst stage, and these are the trophozoites. Ciliates have a macronucleus and a micronucleus, and you can kind of see what looks like a big sac and smaller sac in some of the ciliates in the video.. Other common ciliate parasites include ich, which infects fish, and Balantidium coli. B. coli is an intestinal parasite of pigs, but can infect humans (who have balantidiasis). Ciliates are not all bad though. In fact some are gut mutualists, aiding in digestion.. This story ends well. A quick dosing with ectoparasite medication knocked out the infection and the killies recovered quickly. Interestingly, those isopods were also on the killies when I dumped in the antiparasite meds, and they were apparently unfazed by the treatment. Theyre somewhat internal to the fish (being underneath the operculum and living on the gills), but still would have been subjected to the medication in the water as it passed over the gills. Hardy little ...
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Balantidium coli is a parasitic species of ciliate alveolates that causes the disease balantidiasis. It is the only member of the ciliate phylum known to be pathogenic to humans. Balantidium coli has two developmental stages, a trophozoite stage and a cyst stage. In trophozoites, the two nuclei are visible. The macronucleus is long and sausage-shaped, and the spherical micronucleus is nested next to it, often hidden by the macronucleus. The opening, known as the peristome, at the pointed anterior end leads to the cytostome, or the mouth. Cysts are smaller than trophozoites and are round and have a tough, heavy cyst wall made of one or two layers. Usually only the macronucleus and sometimes cilia and contractile vacuoles are visible in the cyst. Living trophozoites and cysts are yellowish or greenish in color. Balantidium is the only ciliated protozoan known to infect humans. Balantidiasis is a zoonotic disease and is acquired by humans via the feco-oral route from the normal host, the pig, where ...
Balantidium coli are a ciliate protozoan and it is frequently found in the intestinal tract of the different animals including humans. Acute fulminating form of Balantidi..
Hernández, F.; Argüello, A.P.; Rivera, P.; Jiménez, E., 1993: Balantidium coli (Vestibuliferida: Balantidiidae): the persistence of an old problem
Discussion B. coli, a ciliated protozoan parasite, infects primates and pigs, and is the largest protozoan to infect humans. Pigs may be the primary reservoir; consequently, balantidiasis is a greater risk among pig or pig manure handlers.1,8 The asexual life-cycle consists of cysts or trophozoites. Transmission is direct with no intermediate host involvement. Usually, humans ingest infective cysts in contaminated food or water that develop into trophozoites and migrate to the large intestine, which is the organ mostly affected. The organism produces no known toxins, but can penetrate the mucosa and cause ulcers, probably owing to the production of hyaluronidase.2 Tetracyclines and metronidazole are the treatments of choice.1,3 Human infection is usually associated with intestinal symptoms such as diarrhoea and dysentery, but ranges from an asymptomatic carrier state through a chronic symptomatic infection presenting with non-bloody diarrhoea, to a dysentery-like picture. Extra-intestinal spread ...
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Summary 1. The pathology of lesions of dysentery is determined by the parasite, protozoon or bacterium causing it. 2. The pathology of infection with Endamoeba histolytica is characterized by lysis of tissue cells, leucocytes and red blood corpuscles with little or no inflammatory reaction until and unless secondary bacterial infection of the lesions occurs. 3. The pathology of infection with Balantidium coli is characterized by traumatic injury to the intestinal mucosa and secondary infection of the traumatized areas by bacteria carried in by the parasite. 4. The pathology of infection by bacteria of the dysentery and food poisoning group is acute inflammation, the intensity of which varies over a wide range. 5. The differentiation of the kinds of dysentery requires a consideration of the characteristic action of the etiologic agent which is mirrored by the epidemiology, clinical picture, cytology of the exudate,and confirmed by the pathological anatomy.
0062] Parasital pathogens may also be detected by the kit and the methods disclosed. In one example, the antigen is a protozoan parasite and the antigen is from Babesia. In one example, the antigen is a protozoan parasite and the antigen is from Balantidium. In one example, the antigen is a protozoan parasite and the antigen is from Balantidium. In one example, the antigen is a protozoan parasite and the antigen is from Besnoitia. In one example, the antigen is a protozoan parasite and the antigen is from Cryptosporidium. In one example, the antigen is a protozoan parasite and the antigen is from Eimeria. In one example, the antigen is a protozoan parasite and the antigen is from Encephalitozoon. In one example, the antigen is a protozoan parasite and the antigen is from Entamoeba. In one example, the antigen is a protozoan parasite and the antigen is from Giardia. In one example, the antigen is a protozoan parasite and the antigen is from Hammondia. In one example, the antigen is a protozoan ...
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An eight years old female barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia), which bred at the Gwangju Uchi Park Zoo had shown anorexia, depression, respiratory problem for several weeks after parturition. In necropsy, extensive necrotizing pneumonia was found with severe immunocytes infiltration in the alveolar spaces and bronchioles. Pulmonary pleura were thickened with fibrin and inflammatory cells. Bacteria were isolated from lung and identified as Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus (SEZ) by biochemical tests and PCR on sodA and gusA genes, though seel gene was not detected. Isolation of zoonotic SEZ in public place such as a zoo should be emphasized for the public health mangagement.
Sect. I. Introduction to water quality. Waterborne isease outbreaks: their causes, problems, and challenges to treatment barriers -- Water quality in source water, treatment, and distribution systems -- Water quality monitoring, sampling, and testing -- Molecular detection of waterborne microorganisms -- sect. II. Introduction to bacterial pathogenic agents. Acintobacter -- Aeromonas -- Campylobacter -- Cyanobacteria -- Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli -- Escherichiacoli -- Flavobacterium -- Helicobacter pylori -- Klebsiella -- Legionella -- Mycobacterium avium complex -- Pseudomonas -- Salmonella -- Serratia -- Shigella -- Staphylococcus -- Vibrio cholerae -- Yersinia -- sect. III. Introduction to parasitic pathogenic agents. Acanthamoeba spp. -- Ascaris lumbricoides -- Balamuthia mandrillaris -- Balantidium coli -- Blastocystis hominis -- Cryptosporidium parvum and Cryptosporidium hominis -- Cyclospora cayetanensis -- Entamoeba histolytica -- Giardia lamblia -- Isospora belli -- ...
The Dangers of Flagyl and Alcohol: Find Out the Serious Find out why you should not drink alcohol while taking Flagyl Find out what happens when these two Flagyl and.. Flagyl ER is an oral antiprotozoal and antibacterial. For dogs loose stool 400 mg anwendungsgebiete flagyl dose for j pouchitis resistanceppt side effect of taking.Conditions that Flagyl oral Treats - WebMD What conditions does Flagyl treat? Flagyl oral may also be used to treat: Infection caused by the Parasite Balantidium ...
Dogs are very sensitive creatures when it comes to digestive tract diseases. A dog gets diagnosed for intestinal cancer usually when it is already too late to be cured. In most of the cases, the dog is a male and over the age of ten years.. Cancer starts in the stomach wall and quickly spreads to the gastric lymph nodes, which are the fat cells on the bottom edge of the stomach. This cancer is usually spread over other parts of the body as well, like, liver, the small intestine, pancreas, spleen, esophagus, adrenal glands and lungs.. Symptoms of Canine Intestinal Cancer. The symptoms that are associated with canine intestinal cancer and stomach cancer include:. · Vomiting (with or without blood). · Weight loss. · Loss of appetite. · Diarrhea (cancer in the lower intestine). · Projectile vomiting. · Diagnosis of Canine Stomach and Intestinal Cancer. Diagnosis Procedure for Intestinal Cancer. Your Veterinarian will perform a series of tests as part of a standard diagnosis procedure:. · ...
2-Bromo-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol (BNP) was a skin and eye irritant in man and laboratory animals. It has demonstrated skin sensitization potential in humans and guinea-pigs. The acute oral toxicity to rats, mice and dogs was moderate with toxic effects including gastro-intestinal damage. In rats, single exposure was moderately toxic by the dermal route. Effects seen on repeated oral administration to rats included changes to the gastro-intestinal tract, kidneys, gastric lymph nodes and salivary glands. A decrease in maternal weight gain has been reported in pregnant rats and rabbits fed BNP but there were no effects on the foetuses apart from delayed skeletal development in rats. A limited report noted no evidence of carcinogenicity in rats treated orally or in mice treated dermally. BNP gave no indication of mutagenicity in mice or in Ames bacterial tests.. Date of Publication: 1995. Number of Pages: 9. CAS Number*: 52-51-7. Format: PDF available for immediate download. Toxicity Profiles ...
Arterial oxygen saturation (SaO(2)) was measured at 3,600-3,850 m by pulse oximetry at rest and during submaximal exercise in three study groups: 1) highland Aymara natives of the Bolivian altiplano (n = 25); 2) lowland European/North American sojour
Bolivia Table of Contents The conquest of the Inca Empire brought the Spanish into contact with a stratified and ethnically diverse population in the region of present-day Peru and the Bolivian Altiplano, Yungas, and valleys. The scant eighty years of Inca rule over the Aymara tribes brought large-scale population movements within the empire. Inca policies included the forced migration of potentially hostile (usually recently conquered) groups and their replacement by Quechua-speaking colonists (mitimas) of unquestioned loyalty. Mitimas resettled in the valleys around Cochabamba and Sucre; many Aymara were expelled to the extreme boundaries of the empire. Spanish rule created a racially stratified society in which whites (blancos) and mestizos controlled Indians living in a form of indentured servitude (pongaje) on haciendas. The Spanish justified colonial policies as a means of converting the Indians to Christianity, a goal that was often subordinated to other needs. However humane Spanish ...
Malaria, African trypanosomiasis, theileriosis, babesiosis and coccidiosis are of great public health and/or economic importance in eastern Africa. Leishmaniasis is an increasing problem in this area and other protozoal diseases which are found among human and/or livestock populations include toxoplasmosis, trichomoniasis, amoebiasis, giardiasis, sarcocystosis, Balantidium coli infection and histomoniasis. Control of the vector-borne parasitic protozoan diseases has been based mainly on the use of pesticides with their attendant, adverse effects on the environment. The paper describes the public health and economic problems posed by the main protozoan diseases in eastern Africa and discusses their control, stressing the importance of environmental considerations when planning control measures. Further, a consideration of the public health impact of these diseases when drawing up, and during implementation of, major agricultural, hydro-electric or irrigation schemes, is emphasized. The possible ...
1. The anlage of the lateral appendix is formed from the dorso-Iateral part of the olfactory placode in Rana nigro-maculata Hallowell.. 2. The lateral appendix, a blind sac, is formed when the dorsal lumen is differentiated in its anterior part.. 3. It increases in dimension as the olfactory placode further develops, but growth stops as soon as the anterior lower sac appears; it begins to degenerate when the medial nasal gland makes its appearance; and completely disappears towards the end of metamorphosis.. 4. Histological changes are described.. ...
Attempts have been made from comparative biochemical standpoint to isolate and determine free amino acids in the brain of the frog (Rana nigromaculata) in hibernation, the animal belonging to the amphybian family by the ion exchange cbromatography, and the following are the results: 1. Aspartic acid, glutamic acid, alanine, and serine have been found markedly decreased as in the case of the catfish brain as compared with those in the mammalian brains. 2. Taurine has been found more markedly decreased than either in the ease of the catfish brain or of the rat brain. 3. The amounts of unidentified substances X(1), X(2) and acidic amino-group show the values intermediate between those in the catfish brain and those in the rat brain. 4. The amount of γ-aminobutyric acid does not show any marked difference in the brains of all the animals tested. 5. Glycine, isoleucine, leucine, threonine, and lysine yield the values closer to those found in the mammalian brains than those in the catfish brain ...
Monocarpy is a successful strategy for short-lived plant species growing in ephemeral habitats, but is rare among long-lived plants that grow in stable habitats. Surprisingly, where monocarpy is found in long-lived species, it is not restricted to those, such as the Corypha palm, that have a single vegetative axis ending in an inflorescence, and thus die after flowering, but is also found amongst trees with many shoot apices. There are only four genera, and about 30 species, of long-lived monocarpic trees (Whitmore 1990; Richards 1996), suggesting that monocarpy is an evolutionary dead end for long-lived species. One such species, Tachigali vasquezii, however, appears to be extremely successful and, in the rain forests of the northern Bolivian Amazon, it may be the 10th most common species, with densities of 13 trees ha−1 (, 10 cm d.b.h.) (Poorter et al. 2001). Trees only become reproductive when they attain, on average, a diameter of 50-70 cm. Once the fruits are released, the bare, dead tree ...
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The evolutionary relationships among Japanese pond frogs (,i,Rana nigromaculata,/i,, ,i,R. porosa porosa,/i,, and ,i,R. p. brevipoda,/i,) were investigated by analyzing nucleotide sequences of mitochondrial cytochrome ,i,b,/i, (,i,cyt b,/i,) and 12S rRNA genes. The nucleotide sequences of 444-bp segment of the ,i,cyt b,/i, gene and 410-bp segment of 12S rRNA gene were determined by the PCR-direct sequencing method using 18 frogs from 13 populations of Japanese pond frogs, and phylogenetic trees were constructed by the neighbor-joining and maximum likelihood methods using ,i,R. catesbeiana,/i, as an outgroup. The sequenced 444-bp segment of ,i,cyt b,/i, gene provided 69 variable sites, and the sequenced 410-bp segment of 12S rRNA gene provided 21 variable sites. The numbers of nucleotide substitutions per site of the ,i,cyt b,/i, gene within ingroup were 0.0022~0.0205 at the populational level, 0.0368~0.0462 at the racial or subspecific level, and 0.1038~0.1244 at the specific level, whereas ...
Putre is the largest village between Arica and the border with Bolivia, and the capital of the Parinacota Province that forms about half of the Arica y Parinacota Region of Chile. It lies on a small plateau at an elevation of 3500m, a few kilometers north of the Arica-to-Bolivia road and is dominated on its northern side by Cerro Taapaca (5775m), also called Nevado de Putre. Most of its inhabitants are Aymara people. The name ″Putre″ is a deformation of the Aymara word ″Puxturi″ that means ″murmur of water ...
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Myanmar (Burma) constitutes a significant component of the Indo-Myanmar biodiversity hotspot, with elements of the Indian, the Indochina, and the Sino-Japanese floristic regions, yet thus far only a few reliable sources of the countrys flora have been available. As a part of a contribution for the floristic inventory of Myanmar, since it is important in a floristic survey to obtain as much information as possible, in addition to previous two reports, here we present three more chromosome counts in the aquatic monocots of Myanmar: Limnocharis flava with 2n = 20, Sagittaria trifolia with 2n = 22 (Alismataceae), and Potamogeton distinctus × P. nodosus with 2n = 52 (Potamogetonaceae); the third one is new to science. A brief review of cytological researches in the floristic regions 45 non-hybrid aquatic monocots plus well investigated two inter-specific hybrids that are recorded in Myanmar is given, indicating that the further works with a focus on species in Myanmar that has infra-specific chromosome
lizard in stone. Sillustani, Peru. Sillustani is a pre-Incan burial ground on the shores of Lake Umayo near Puno in Peru. The tombs, which are built above ground in tower-like structures called chullpas, are the vestiges of the Colla people, Aymara who were conquered by the Inca in the 1400s. The structures housed the remains of complete family groups, although they were probably limited to nobility.Edit
Place: South America A group of 10 Colorado Mountain Club friends left Denver & Kansas City on Dec. 28 for 3+ weeks of adventuring in South America. We certainly got our moneys worth, beginning with exposure to the Argentine fiscal crisis. Fortunately, Mendoza, where all must appear in person to get their Acon climbing permits, was very quiet. We paid for most of our trip to Aymara (eye-ma-rah) Outfitters in travelers cheques. They were kind enough to take the cheques even though once deposited, there were stringent rules on how much could be withdrawn. While we were there, the Argentine peso largely died, as people took dollars over anything else. The climbing permit for Acon is now $200 in high season, instead of the published $160. Aymara set us up in the Refugio for our base camp stays. Their web site is http://refugioaconcagua.org.ar.elserver.com/ Some might consider this less than sporting. But we still had eight nites tenting and considering the vagaries of weather, anything that can ...
Although basic mens designs can never be replaced, it is interesting to observe that changes in mens fashion trends have produced certain basic clothes back in fashion. The reputation of vintage clothing, particularly, has brought back a wide-variety of common types into mens closets, such as that of the dandy man. Dandyis a term used to reference men who dress yourself in a classic yet extravagant way, operating in a sophisticated manner and placing value on appearance. This development for almostover-the-toptraditional fashion for men is apparent from events such as theTweed Run, where men and women of all ages clothe themselves in notably Victorian-style outfit and take to the streets on vintage bicycles - with most of the men sporting flawless mustaches! That is just one of many types of proof displaying the resurrection of such variations. Additionally, there are numerous blogs on line which give attention to gentlemanly type - such asThe Dandy ProjectandDandyism- as well as ...
Arequipa is a city in the Southern Coastal region of Peru just below the edge of the Altiplano, at 2380 meters above sea level and surrounded by three impressive volcanoes. Its Perus second most important city (after Lima), and the second most popular among tourists (after Cuzco).
An organic EL display includes an anode electrode; a cathode electrode; at least one organic layer selected from a hole transport layer, a hole injection layer, a light-emitting layer, an electron transporting layer, and an electron injection layer between the anode electrode and the cathode electrode; and at least one organic compound derivative layer arranged between the anode electrode and the cathode electrode, the organic compound derivative layer having a structure of formula: R.sub.1R.sub.2MR.sub.3R.sub.4, where
Children dominate the list of 41 case patients associated with the Milk Makers Fest E. coli outbreak attended by Whatcom County first graders in Washington
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KingCast presents a few glimpses of Saturdays action with A.K.A.C.O.D. (Colley, Ortiz, Dersh) by way of follow up to these/two posts about the weekends killer show at Alchemist, the new blog-inspired Boston NOW indie newspaper and James OBriens American Lawyer manuscript 2.0. That California dude in full skank mode across from me was a real trip; he had all the ladies up in his camp. As for me in the last picture Im smiling with James because I know weve caught the beautiful (and delightfully irrepressible) Amelie in the picture over my left shoulder ...
The first person to see P. knowlesi was probably the Italian Giuseppe Franchini in 1927 when he was examining the blood of Macaca fascicularis and he noted that it differed from Plasmodium cynomolgi and Plasmodium inui.[6] It was later seen by Campbell[ambiguous] in 1931 in a long-tailed macaque imported from Singapore to the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in India. Campbell was interested in another disease, kala azar, and was working under Napier.[ambiguous] Napier inoculated the strain into three monkeys, one of which was a rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta), which developed a fulminating infection. Knowing that the Protozoological Department were looking for a monkey malaria strain, they handed the original infected monkey to Biraj Mohan Das Gupta, who was the assistant of Robert Knowles. Dr Das Gupta maintained the species by serial passage in monkeys until Dr Knowles returned from leave. In 1932, Knowles and Das Gupta described the species in detail for the first time and ...
... was also the first drug used for treatment of malaria.[40] Quinine was used as a muscle relaxant by the Quechua, who are indigenous to Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador, to halt shivering due to low temperatures.[41] The Quechuas would mix the ground bark of cinchona trees with sweetened water to offset the bark's bitter taste, thus producing tonic water.[citation needed] The Jesuits were the first to bring cinchona to Europe. The Spanish were aware of the medicinal properties of cinchona bark by the 1570s or earlier: Nicolás Monardes (1571) and Juan Fragoso (1572) both described a tree that was subsequently identified as the cinchona tree and whose bark was used to produce a drink to treat diarrhea.[42] Quinine has been used in unextracted form by Europeans since at least the early 17th century. It was first used to treat malaria in Rome in 1631. During the 17th century, malaria was endemic to the swamps and marshes surrounding the city of Rome. Malaria was responsible for the deaths of ...
Only specialized laboratories can adequately diagnose Babesia infection in humans, so Babesia infections are considered highly under-reported. It develops in patients who live in or travel to an endemic area or receive a contaminated blood transfusion within the preceding 9 weeks, so this aspect of the medical history is vital.[9] Babesiosis may be suspected when a person with such an exposure history develops persistent fevers and hemolytic anemia. The definitive diagnostic test is the identification of parasites on a Giemsa-stained thin-film blood smear.[9] So-called "Maltese cross formations" on the blood film are diagnostic (pathognomonic) of babesiosis, since they are not seen in malaria, the primary differential diagnosis.[8] Careful examination of multiple smears may be necessary, since Babesia may infect less than 1% of circulating red blood cells, thus be easily overlooked.[10] Serologic testing for antibodies against Babesia (both IgG and IgM) can detect low-level infection in cases ...
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Coartem is provided without profit to developing countries using grants from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, US President's Malaria Initiative along with other donors. Novartis has lowered the price of Coartem by 50% since 2001, increasing access to patients around the world. The first significant price reduction occurred in 2006, when the price of Coartem decreased from an average of US $1.57 to US $1.00. In 2006, due to an improved supply situation for the natural ingredient artemisinin, Novartis was able to undertake the pharmaceutical industry's most aggressive manufacturing scale-up of its kind from 4 million treatments in 2004 to 62 million treatments in 2006.[citation needed] Novartis and its partners invested heavily in expanding production capacity at their facilities in China, and Suffern, New York. This increase in production capacity ensured that supplies of Coartem met demand which enabled Novartis to further decrease the price of Coartem. In April 2008, ...
... is a form of aminoquinoline with an amine at the 8-position of quinoline. The 8-aminoquinoline family of drugs contains three members, primaquine, tafenoquine and pamaquine[1] and are used in the treatment of malaria. They may be used to eradicate malaria hypnozoites from the liver and have both been used for malaria prophylaxis. The 8-aminoquinoline drugs must not be given to patients with G6PD deficiency, because they cause potentially fatal haemolysis in these patients. Pamaquine is no longer available anywhere, but primaquine is still used routinely worldwide as part of the treatment of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale malaria. Tafenoquine is currently in Phase III clinical trials and is not yet available to prescribe. ...
Balantidiasis Balantidium coli Bartonellosis Bartonella Baylisascaris infection Baylisascaris species BK virus infection BK ...
Balantidiasis Balantidium coli intestinal mucosa, may become invasive in some patients stool (diarrhea=ciliated trophozoite; ...
... is primarily used to prevent relapse of malaria due to Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale.[9] It eliminates hypnozoites, the dormant liver form of the parasite,[10] after the organisms have been cleared from the bloodstream.[9] If primaquine is not administered to patients with proven P. vivax or P. ovale infection, a very high likelihood of relapse exists for weeks or months (sometimes years).[9] Use in combination with quinine or chloroquine each of which is very effective at clearing P. vivax from blood, improves outcomes; they appear to also potentiate the action of primaquine.[11] As of 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the use of primaquine for primary prophylaxis prior to travel to areas with a high incidence of P. vivax, and for terminal prophylaxis (anti-relapse therapy) after travel.[4] A single dose of primaquine has rapid and potent ability to kill gametocytes (stage V) of P. falciparum and P. vivax in blood; it also kills asexual ...
... was formulated at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in the 1970s shortly after the end of the Vietnam war. Mefloquine was number 142,490 of a total of 250,000 antimalarial compounds screened during the study.[3] Mefloquine was the first Public-Private Venture (PPV) between the US Department of Defense and a pharmaceutical company. WRAIR transferred all its phase I and phase II clinical trial data to Hoffman LaRoche and Smith Kline. FDA approval as a treatment for malaria was swift. Most notably, phase III safety and tolerability trials were skipped.[3] The drug was first approved and sold on a commercial basis in Switzerland in 1985.[31] However, mefloquine was not approved by the FDA for prophylactic use until 1989. This approval was based primarily on compliance, while safety and tolerability were overlooked.[3] Because of the drug's very long half-life, the Centers for Disease Control originally recommended a mefloquine dosage of 250 mg every two weeks; however, this ...
In developed nations, neglected tropical diseases also pose a threat to human health. In the United States alone, there are at least 12 million people suffering from these neglected parasitic infections.[82] They make up a hidden disease burden among the poorest of wealthy societies.[7] In developed nations, lack of knowledge in the healthcare industry and few conclusive diagnostic tests perpetuate the neglect of this group of diseases.[83]. In the United States, high rates of parasitic infection can be found to be distributed along geographic, racial, and socio-economic lines. Within the African-American community, there may be up to 2.8 million cases of toxocariasis. Rates of toxocariasis, trichomoniasis, and other neglected infections occur in the United States at the same rate as in Nigeria. Within the Hispanic community, neglected infections are concentrated near the US-Mexico border. Vector-borne illnesses are especially high, with some rates approaching those of Latin America. Chagas ...
A07.0) Balantidiasis. *(A07.1) Giardiasis (lambliasis). *(A07.2) Cryptosporidiosis. *(A07.3) Isosporiasis ...
Balantidiasis. Balantidium coli. Ionfhabhtú Baylisascaris. Géineas Baylisascaris. Ionfhabhtú BK virus. BK virus. ...
... including those responsible for diseases such as malaria and balantidiasis. The following represents MIC susceptibility data ...
An Overview of Balantidiasis (Balantidium Infection). Balantidiasis is an infectious disease caused by the ciliated protozoan ... For persons of weak health, symptoms of Balantidiasis may be worse. Balantidiasis can be diagnosed by stool examination or ... Most cases of Balantidiasis display no symptoms. Rarely, symptoms may include dysentery, abdominal pain, weight loss, and ... The treatment for Balantidiasis is a prescription medication. Tetracycline is the most commonly prescribed by doctors. The ...
The ICD code A070 is used to code Balantidiasis Balantidiasis is a protozoan infection caused by infection with Balantidium ... Balantidiasis BILLABLE Billable Code Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when ... A07.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of balantidiasis. A billable code is detailed enough to be used to ... ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for A07.0 - Balantidiasis The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed ...
Sabella C. Sabella C Sabella, Camille. "Balantidiasis." Rudolphs Pediatrics, 23e Kline MW. Kline M.W.(Ed.),Ed. Mark W. Kline. ... Sabella C. Sabella C Sabella, Camille.Balantidiasis. In: Kline MW. Kline M.W.(Ed.),Ed. Mark W. Kline.eds. Rudolphs Pediatrics ... Sabella C. Sabella C Sabella, Camille. (2018). Balantidiasis. Kline MW. Kline M.W.(Ed.),Ed. Mark W. Kline. Rudolphs Pediatrics ... Balantidiasis occurs worldwide but is most prevalent in tropical and subtropical regions and in resource-poor countries, which ...
It is used to treat medical conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, giardiasis, balantidiasis, ulcers derived from ...
... - DPDx - Parasites - CDC - Welcome to DPDx, a Web site developed and maintained by CDCs Division of Parasitic ... Cysts are the stage responsible for transmission of balantidiasis . The host most often acquires the cyst through ingestion of ...
Parasites - Balantidiasis (also known as Balantidium coli Infection). ... Balantidiasis, frequently asked questions, biology and publications. ...
Balantidiasis Definition Balantidiasis is an infectious disease produced by a single-celled microorganism (protozoan) called ... Balantidiasis Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 3rd ed. COPYRIGHT 2006 Thomson Gale. Balantidiasis. Definition. Balantidiasis is ... Colitis- An inflammation of the large intestine that occurs in some cases of balantidiasis. It is marked by cramping pain and ... Balantidiasis is caused by Balantidium coli, a parasitic protozoan that infects the large intestine. B. coli is the largest and ...
Balantidiasis is usually a mild or chronic disease. It is diagnosed by finding the ciliate or cysts in the stools. A mortality ... Balantidiasis has been reported in 3 autopsies carried out in Azerbaijan, and in 5.1% of 2,000 persons examined there. These ...
Balantidiasis is an infectious disease that is rare in western countries. It is caused by Balantidium coli, a single-celled ... Known side effects of balantidiasis. Individuals diagnosed with balantidiasis may experience the following symptoms:. *Diarrhea ... Balantidiasis is an infectious disease that is rare in western countries. It is caused by Balantidium coli, a single-celled ... To prevent balantidiasis, follow the tips listed below:. *Purify drinking water through purified by filtering, boiling, or ...
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f Balantidiasis in Aymara children from the northern Bolivian Altiplano. * J G Esteban, C Aguirre, R Angles, L R Ash, S Mas- ...
"Balantidiasis." Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2020 Papadakis MA, McPhee SJ, Bernstein J. Papadakis M.A., McPhee S.J., ... Balantidiasis. In: Papadakis MA, McPhee SJ, Bernstein J. Papadakis M.A., McPhee S.J., Bernstein J Eds. Maxine A. Papadakis, et ...
Many pigs carry the bacteria that cause balantidiasis and it can be passed from pigs to humans. It can also be spread when pig ... Balantidiasis. This condition - another gut-wrenching infection - is also caused by coming into contact with contaminated water ... There have been outbreaks of balantidiasis in areas struck by typhoons. Symptoms of the condition include chronic diarrhea, ...
Balantidiasis. Treatment of balantidiasis† caused by Balantidium coli; drug of choice.112 114 ... Balantidiasis†. Oral. Children ≥8 years of age: 40 mg/kg daily (up to 2 g) in 4 divided doses given for 10 days.112 114 ... Balantidiasis†. Oral. 500 mg 4 times daily given for 10 days.112 ...
Balantidiasis. Alternative to tetracycline for treatment of balantidiasis† caused by Balantidium coli.100 153 ... Balantidiasis†. Oral. 35-50 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses given for 5 days.153 ... Balantidiasis†. Oral. 750 mg 3 times daily given for 5 days.153 ...
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Balantidiasis. Balantidiasis is an intestinal bacterial infection that is transmitted mainly from pigs to humans. Patients ...
Balantidiasis. Balantidiasis is an intestinal bacterial infection that is transmitted mainly from pigs to humans. Patients ...
Find out information about Balantidiasis. An intestinal infection of humans caused by the protozoan Balantidium coli . , a ... disease of swine and man caused by the holotrichous infusoria Balantidium .... Explanation of Balantidiasis ... Balantidiasis. Also found in: Medical. balantidiasis. [‚bal·ən·tə′dī·ə·səs] (medicine) An intestinal infection of humans caused ... Balantidiasis , Article about Balantidiasis by The Free Dictionary https://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Balantidiasis ...
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... disease information resources and questions answered by our Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Specialists for Balantidiasis ... Balantidiasis Title Other Names:. Human balantidiasis; Balantidiosis; Large-intestinal infection with Balantidium coli; Human ... Balantidiasis is an infectious disease. , rare in western countries. It is caused by Balantidium coli, a single celled parasite ... Symptoms of Balantidiasis may be similar to those of other infections that cause intestinal inflammation, for example, amoebic ...
balantidiasis. (redirected from balantidosis). Also found in: Encyclopedia. Balantidiasis. Definition. Balantidiasis is an ... balantidiasis. [bal″an-tĭ-di´ah-sis] infection by protozoa of the genus Balantidium; in man, B. coli may cause diarrhea and ... Balantidiasis is caused by Balantidium coli, a parasitic protozoan that infects the large intestine. B. coli is the largest and ... balantidiasis. A kind of DYSENTERY caused by infection with the ciliated protozoon Balantidium coli , an organism that is often ...
Balantidiasis: (Latin name: Balantidium coli). Lives in the intestinal mucosa. Blastocystosis: (Blastocystis). Affects the ...
Balantidiasis - Definition, Description, Causes and symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis, Prevention. Balantidiasis is an ... Most persons with balantidiasis do not exhibit any noticeable symptoms (asymptomatic), but a few individuals will develop ...
Balantidiasis: Useful methods of control include reducing human contact with infected pigs and with contaminated food and water ... Balantidiasis outbreak in Truk. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1973 Jan. 22(1):33-41. [Medline]. ...
Un caso de balantidiasis humana paucisintomática / A balantidiasis human case Gezuele, Elbio; Fernández, Nora; Dimenza, Mariela ... Full text: Available Index: LILACS (Americas) Main subject: Balantidiasis / Balantidium Type of study: Case report Limits: ... Full text: Available Index: LILACS (Americas) Main subject: Balantidiasis / Balantidium Type of study: Case report Limits: ... Se presenta un caso de balantidiasis humana de forma paucisintomática, con períodos cortos de diarrea alternando con otros de e ...
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Balantidiasis outbreak in Truk. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1973 Jan. 22(1):33-41. [Medline]. ...
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Balantidiasis. • Chagas disease. • Giardiasis. • Human African trypanosomiasis. • Leishmaniasis. Helminth infections. • Taenia ...
  • A07.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of balantidiasis. (icd.codes)
  • It is used to treat medical conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, giardiasis, balantidiasis, ulcers derived from Helicobacter pylori, dental infections and colitis. (lewebmag.com)
  • Balantidiasis is an infectious disease produced by a single-celled microorganism (protozoan) called Balantidium coli that infects the digestive tract. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Balantidiasis is caused by Balantidium coli , a parasitic protozoan that infects the large intestine . (encyclopedia.com)
  • Balantidiasis is an infectious disease caused by the ciliated protozoan parasite called Balantidium coli. (medic8.com)
  • Balantidiasis is an infectious disease caused by Balantidium coli , a single-celled parasite linked to intestinal infection in areas associated with pig rearing. (naturalpedia.com)
  • Balantidiasis is a protozoan infection caused by infection with Balantidium coli. (icd.codes)
  • solium Cerdo Clonorquiasis Clonorchis sinensis Pescado del lejano Oriente Difilobotriasis Diphyllobothrium Pescado latum Balantidiasis Balantidium coli Cerdos Paragonimiasis Paragonimus Pescado, cangrejos westermani De los vegetales Fascioliasis Fasciolopsis buski Cerdos y rumiantes De granos y nueces infectados Aflatoxicosis Especies de Cacahuates Aspergillus Ergotismo Especies de sorgo, arroz, Claviceps centeno Adaptado de Gupta (2017). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Symptoms of balantidiasis may be confused with those linked to other infections that cause intestinal inflammation, such as amoebic dysentery. (naturalpedia.com)
  • In man, balantidiasis, or infusorian dysentery, arises as a result of the penetration of balantidia into the wall of the large intestine. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Use Metronidazol tablets to treat cattle with trichomoniasis, pigs with balantidiasis and dysentery, geese and turkeys with blackhead. (vetmag.ru)
  • Most individuals with balantidiasis have no noticeable symptoms. (encyclopedia.com)
  • If left untreated, perforation of the colon can occur in individuals with balantidiasis. (naturalpedia.com)
  • Balantidiasis is an infectious disease that is rare in western countries. (naturalpedia.com)
  • Balantidiasis often occurs with a normal temperature, and at times intestinal function is only slightly impaired. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • A diagnosis of balantidiasis may be considered when a patient has diarrhea combined with a possible history of recent exposure to amebiasis through travel, contact with infected persons, or anal intercourse. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Most persons with balantidiasis do not exhibit any noticeable symptoms (asymptomatic), but a few individuals will develop diarrhea with blood and mucus and an inflamed colon (colitis). (encyclopedia.com)
  • The most common symptoms of balantidiasis are chronic diarrhea or severe colitis with abdominal cramps, pain, and bloody stools. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Diagnosis of balantidiasis, as with other similar diseases, can be complicated, partly because symptoms may or may not be present. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Most cases of Balantidiasis display no symptoms. (medic8.com)
  • For persons of weak health, symptoms of Balantidiasis may be worse. (medic8.com)
  • Risk factors for balantidiasis include contact with pigs, handling fertilizer contaminated with pig excrement, and living in areas where the water supply is contaminated with the excrement of infected animals. (naturalpedia.com)
  • Patients with balantidiasis are treated with prescription medication, typically consisting of a ten day course of either tetracycline or metronidazole. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Balantidiasis is transmitted primarily by eating food or drinking water that has been contaminated by human or animal feces containing B. coli cysts. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Specifically, a diagnosis of balantidiasis is made by finding B. coli cysts or trophozoites in the patient's stools or by finding trophozoites in tissue samples (biopsy) taken from the large bowel. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Signs may resemble those of other colonic diseases (eg, trichuriasis, balantidiasis). (merckvetmanual.com)
  • A07.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of balantidiasis. (icd.codes)
  • Global Balantidiasis Market report is a synopsis in what the current status is for Diagnosis industry. (openpr.com)
  • Balantidiasis occurs worldwide but is most prevalent in tropical and subtropical regions and in resource-poor countries, which is a reflection of poor sanitation and inadequate protection of the water supply from sewage contamination. (mhmedical.com)
  • Balantidiasis occurs throughout the world. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Balantidiasis can be diagnosed by stool examination or endoscopy. (medic8.com)
  • The treatment for Balantidiasis is a prescription medication. (medic8.com)
  • Balantidiasis - Treatment Information. (alomedika.com)
  • Balantidiasis is a parasitic disease characterized by ulcerative lesions of the large intestine, severe course and high mortality during late treatment. (anti-fungal-med.com)
  • Balantidiasis is usually a mild or chronic disease. (gla.ac.uk)
  • Terramycin obviously is an excellent therapeutic agent against human balantidiasis. (ajtmh.org)
  • Available from: https://www.who.int/cholera/prevention_control/recommendations/en/index4.html. (alomedika.com)
  • Available from: https://www.cdc.gov/dpdx/balantidiasis/tx.html. (alomedika.com)
  • There have been outbreaks of balantidiasis in areas struck by typhoons. (cbc.ca)
  • Alternative drugs that have proven effective in treating balantidiasis include iodoquinol or paromomycin. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Balantidiasis has been reported in 3 autopsies carried out in Azerbaijan, and in 5.1% of 2,000 persons examined there. (gla.ac.uk)
  • Cover food to protect it from contamination by flies, cook food properly, wash your hands after using the bathroom and before cooking or eating, and avoid foods that cannot be cooked or peeled when traveling in countries with high rates of balantidiasis. (naturalpedia.com)
  • PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Balantidiasis. (cdc.gov)
  • Balantidiasis in Aymara children from the northern Bolivian Altiplano. (ajtmh.org)
  • There are no existing immunization procedures or medications that can prevent balantidiasis. (naturalpedia.com)