*  Diarrhea
Osmotic diarrhea can also be the result of maldigestion (e.g., pancreatic disease or coeliac disease), in which the nutrients ... In this type of diarrhea intestinal fluid secretion is isotonic with plasma even during fasting. It continues even when there ... It can be caused by bacterial infections, viral infections, parasitic infections, or autoimmune problems such as inflammatory ... This occurs with inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, and other severe infections such ...
*  Coccidiosis
... is a parasitic disease of the intestinal tract of animals caused by coccidian protozoa. The disease spreads from ... Sarcocystis may cause disease in dogs and cats. Genus Toxoplasma has one important species, T. gondii. Cats are the definitive ... Untreated the disease can be fatal. Treatment is routine and effective. Diagnosis is made by low-powered microscopic ... Disease in dogs includes paralysis, tremors, and seizures. Dogs and cats are usually treated with clindamycin. Genus Neospora ...
*  Health in Haiti
Infectious diseases and parasitic diseases are the most common causes of death in young children. Adolescent death is often a ... Acute diarrheal disease, intestinal infectious diseases, perinatal infections, malnutrition and acute respiratory infections ... The disease causes a fifth of all infant deaths and has orphaned 200,000 children. Structural violence, as defined by medical ... AIDS, intestinal infections and complications during pregnancy are responsible for most maternal deaths. Among the numerous ...
*  Capillariasis
... is a disease caused by nematodes in the Capillaria genus. The two principal forms of the disease are: Intestinal ... Human Parasitic Diseases Sourcebook. Jones and Bartlett Publishers: Sudbury, Massachusetts, 2006.. ...
*  Cryptosporidium parvum
... is one of several species that cause cryptosporidiosis, a parasitic disease of the mammalian intestinal ... Extra-intestinal sites include the lung, liver, and gall bladder, where it causes respiratory cryptosporidosis, hepatitis, and ... Invasion of the apical tip of ileal enterocytes by sporozoites and merozoites causes pathology seen in the disease. Infection ... The protozoa also caused the largest waterborne-disease outbreak ever documented in the United States, making 403,000 people ...
*  Ivermectin
"Selective mass treatment with ivermectin to control intestinal helminthiases and parasitic skin diseases in a severely affected ... and some epidermal parasitic skin diseases, including scabies. Ivermectin is currently being used to help eliminate river ... as well as showing efficacy against an expanding number of other parasitic diseases". It is sold under the brand names ... The disease is common in 30 African countries, six Latin American countries, and Yemen. The drug rapidly kills microfilariae, ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Parasitic
A patient describes her own story and provides information on a number of intestinal parasites, their diagnosis, symptoms, ... The Merck Manual: Parasitic Infection Provides detailed information on each of these diseases, including their symptoms, ... Provides information on the research being undertaken into diseases caused by parasitic tapeworms, roundworms and flukes. ... Provide general information about the organization, and information on Dutch activities related to parasitic diseases of humans ...
*  Intestinal parasite infection
"WHO Model Prescribing Information: Drugs Used in Parasitic Diseases - Second Edition: Helminths: Cestode (tapeworm) infection ... Specifically, lack of access to facilities for safe disposal of human waste can result in intestinal parasites and disease. ... An intestinal parasite infection is a condition in which a parasite infects the gastro-intestinal tract of humans and other ... "Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections and risk factors among schoolchildren at the University of Gondar Community ...
*  Amphistomiasis
The zoonotic infection in human is caused by G. discoides and W. watsoni which are essentially intestinal flukes. The disease ... Amphistomiasis or paramphistomiasis (alternatively spelled amphistomosis or paramphistomosis) is a parasitic disease of ... a plant-borne zoonotic disease caused by the intestinal amphistome fluke Gastrodiscoides hominis (Trematoda:Gastrodiscidae)". ... In extreme situations such as in Assam, India, a number of mortality among children is attributed to this disease. Adult flukes ...
*  Parasitic disease
"Intestinal Protozoal Diseases: eMedicine Pediatrics: General Medicine". Retrieved 2010-04-25. "Parasite Infection and Parasite ... "Parasitic Diseases". Retrieved 2010-07-07. "Disease Burden". Retrieved 2010-07-07. "Parasitic diseases". Retrieved 2010-07-07. ... Parasitic diseases can affect practically all living organisms, including plants and mammals. The study of parasitic diseases ... A parasitic disease, also known as parasitosis, is an infectious disease caused or transmitted by a parasite. Many parasites do ...
*  Irritable bowel syndrome
Ruling out parasitic infections, lactose intolerance, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, and celiac disease is recommended ... to exclude peptic ulcer disease, coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and malignancies) Hydrogen breath testing (to ... Inflammatory bowel disease: IBS may be a type of low-grade inflammatory bowel disease. Researchers have suggested IBS and IBD ... Other conditions that may present similarly include celiac disease, microscopic colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, bile acid ...
*  Diseases of poverty
Malaria, a disease still rampant in Africa also increases the risk of contracting HIV. These parasitic diseases, affect the ... Intestinal parasites are extremely prevalent in tropical areas. These include hookworms, roundworms, and other amoebas. They ... Gum disease has been linked to diseases such as cardiovascular disease. Diseases of poverty reflect the dynamic relationship ... These diseases triggered in part by poverty are in contrast to so-called "diseases of affluence", which are diseases thought to ...
*  Capillaria philippinensis
... is a parasitic nematode which causes intestinal capillariasis. This sometimes fatal disease was first ... Clinical Infectious Diseases. 17 (5): 909-12. doi:10.1093/clinids/17.5.909. PMID 8286640. Cross, J H (1992). "Intestinal ... If the fish are fed to uninfested birds, the larvae develop into adults in the intestinal tract of the birds. Larvae recovered ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. January 10, 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2013. Roberts, Larry; Janovy, John; Nadler, ...
*  Neglected tropical diseases
"Schistosomiasis-Disease". CDC, Division of Parasitic Diseases. Retrieved 2016-10-17. "Soil-transmitted helminth infections". ... The most common symptoms are anemia, stunted growth, intestinal problems, lack of energy, and compromised physical and ... "CDC - Neglected Tropical Diseases - Diseases". www.cdc.gov. Retrieved 2016-10-30. "PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases: A Peer- ... Contagious disease Fecal-oral transmission Neglected Tropical Disease Research and Development Drugs for Neglected Diseases ...
*  Lorenzo Savioli
"Programme on Intestinal Parasitic Infections", the "Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Parasites Unit" and the "Parasitic Diseases ... 1979 and in infectious diseases, 1985) from the University of Rome "La Sapienza". He further pursued his studies in the United ... "Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases". The recipient of several awards and distinctions, Savioli is a senior ... Savioli is a senior United Nations civil servant and the director of the Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases ...
*  Metagonimiasis
Pawlowski, Zbigniew S. "Intestinal Helminthiases and Human Health: Recent Advances and Future Needs." Parasitic Disease ... "Trends in parasitic diseases in the Republic of Korea." Trends in Parasitology. Vol. 24: 143-150. 2008. "The Medical Letter." ... Metagonimiasis is a disease caused by an intestinal trematode, most commonly Metagonimus yokagawai, but sometimes by M. ... Despommier D.; Gwadz R.; Hotez P.; Knirsch C. Parasitic Diseases. Fifth Edition. New York: Apple Trees Productions. 2006. ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C06)
... crohn disease MeSH C06.405.469.445 --- intestinal atresia MeSH C06.405.469.452 --- intestinal diseases, parasitic MeSH C06.405. ... immunoproliferative small intestinal disease MeSH C06.405.469.491.523 --- jejunal neoplasms MeSH C06.405.469.531 --- intestinal ... immunoproliferative small intestinal disease MeSH C06.301.371.411.523 --- jejunal neoplasms MeSH C06.301.371.767 --- stomach ... immunoproliferative small intestinal disease MeSH C06.405.249.411.523 --- jejunal neoplasms MeSH C06.405.249.767 --- stomach ...
*  List of human disease case fatality rates
Parasitic Diseases - Leishmaniasis." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1998), Botulism in the United States 1899-1996 ... Department of Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response, WHO; pg 10. David Bernstein, M.D., "Intestinal Parasite ... Lists of diseases List of infectious diseases List of causes of death by rate List of notifiable diseases - diseases that ... Emerging Infectious Diseases. 12. Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1). ...
*  Effects of parasitic worms on the immune system
note that macrophages induced by Treg cells fight not only the parasitic disease, but also resist the immune system's response ... describe their experimental findings that an allergic response against peanuts is inhibited in mice infected with an intestinal ... The tendency of many parasitic worms to pacify the host's immune response allows them to mollify some diseases, while worsening ... Rook points out that this hypothesis would only explain the regulatory effects of parasitic worms on autoimmune diseases caused ...
*  Piperazine
Drugs Used in Parasitic Diseases - Second Edition. WHO. 1995. Retrieved 2015-08-29. Closmann, Fred; Nguyen, Thu; Rochelle, Gary ... doi:10.1016/S1090-0233(05)80005-X. "Helminths: Intestinal nematode infection: Piperazine". WHO Model Prescribing Information: ...
*  Parasitic worm (disambiguation)
... cause the disease enterobiasis. Hookworms, intestinal parasites of mammals. Pentastomida, sometimes referred to as tongue worms ... pinworm infection Parasitic worm Echinococcosis, host disease by tapeworm larve Helminthiasis, disease caused by any parasitic ... Parasitic worm, known for flukes and intestinal worms, may refer to: Acanthocephala, or the spiny-headed worms all of which are ... Liver fluke Blood fluke Lung fluke Intestinal fluke Tapeworm infection Deworming Effects of parasitic worms on the immune ...
*  Dientamoebiasis
Bottone, Edward J. (17 January 2006). Atlas of the Clinical Microbiology of Infectious Diseases: Viral, Fungal and Parasitic ... Lagacé-Wiens PR, VanCaeseele PG, Koschik C (2006). "Dientamoeba fragilis: an emerging role in intestinal disease". Canadian ... The disease may remain cryptic due to the lack of a cyst stage if these recommendations are not followed. The trophozoite forms ... The true extent of disease has yet to emerge, as most laboratories do not use techniques to adequately identify this organism. ...
*  Helminths
Parasitic worms have been used as a medical treatment for various diseases, particularly those involving an overactive immune ... This can cause weakness and disease of the host. Those helminths that live inside the digestive tract are called intestinal ... "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Parasites - Hookworm". Retrieved 13 January 2015. "Centers for Disease Control and ... "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention". Parasites - Taeniasis (Biology). Retrieved 22 January 2015. "Centers for Disease ...
*  Cystoisospora belli
Gupta, K., Bala, M., Deb, M., Muralidhar, S., & Sharma, D. K. (2013). Prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections in HIV- ... Cystoisospora belli, previously known as Isospora belli, is a parasite that causes an intestinal disease known as ... Because HIV-AIDS patients will have higher risk of symptomatic intestinal parasitic infections, and pathogenic burden can ... Diagnostic pathology of parasitic infections with clinical correlations. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger. pp. 97-103. ISBN ...
*  Gastrodiscoides
Mas-Coma S, Bargues MD, Valero MA (2006). "Gastrodiscoidiasis, a plant-borne zoonotic disease caused by the intestinal ... Liu D (2012). Molecular Detection of Human Parasitic Pathogens. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. pp. 365-368. ISBN 1-4398-1242-X. ... Infection causes a helminthic disease called gastrodiscoidiasis. It is a digenetic trematode with a complex life cycle ... Müller R, Wakelin D (2001). Worms and Human Disease. CABI Publishing, Oxon, UK. pp. 55-56. ISBN 0851995160. Khalil M (1923). "A ...
*  Tuft cell
Type 2 immunity is involved in parasitic infections and allergic inflammation. The presence of α-gustducin in intestinal tuft ... Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease (5 ed.). Elsevier. ,access-date= requires ,url= (help). ... Ordinarily there are very few tuft cells present but they have been shown to greatly increase at times of a parasitic infection ... Several studies have proposed a role for tuft cells in defense against parasitic infection. In the intestine, tuft cells are ...
*  ICD-10 Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
Protozoal intestinal disease, unspecified (A08) Viral and other specified intestinal infections (A08.0) Rotaviral enteritis ( ... HIV disease resulting in multiple infections (B20.8) HIV disease resulting in other infectious and parasitic diseases (B20.9) ... disease Resulting in infectious and parasitic diseases (B20.0) HIV disease resulting in mycobacterial infection (B20.1) HIV ... Infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39) Infectious and parasitic diseases complicating ...