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causes of bacillary dysentery

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Different organisms: Amebic dysentry is caused by a parasite amoeba called antamoeba histolytica.And bacilary dysentry is caused by several bacteria like e coli.Schigella ... Read More

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Two different ways: For bacterial infections such as shigella, the diagnosis is made by culture of the stool. . Amoebiasis is often diagnosed by finding parasites under a ... Read More
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Parasite v. bacteria: Amebic dysentery is cause by entamoeba histolytica, a parasite. Bacillary dysentery is caused by shigella, a bacteria. The treatments are different.
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Dysentery: Amoebic refers to protozoan creature.. Bacillary refers to bacterial infection. Therapy differs..
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Dr. Joel Gallant
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No direct cause: There's no insect that directly causes dysentery. Dysentery is caused by certain bacteria or parasites that get ingested, usually in food. However, ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
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Causes: Dysentery occurs when infected by shigella or entamoeba.
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Dr. Robert Killian
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Bowels: Nope. Not in any way. It can make things worse because it is dehydrating. But any physician would speak frankly to you in this situation and tell you ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Gallant
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Yes: Yes, entamoeba histolytica is the protozoan parasite that causes both diseases.
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Dr. Martin Raff
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Entamoeba: The name of the organism is entamoeba histolytica.
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Many things: The most common cause would be a viral or bacterial infection of the intestinal tract. Occasionally, these can be quite severe, and can require hospit ... Read More

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