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Giardiasis Caused Parasite
Giardia: This organism lives in many water sources, and can also be transmitted by the fecal-oral route often on the hands of food preparers or servers. It is a commonly underdiagnosed cause of gastrointestinal infection. ...Read more
Yes: The infective form (cyst) of the parasite is expelled in the waste of the carrier human or animal & makes it into water. It is microscopic and often present in wadeing pools, ponds, on diaper changing tables, etc. A contaminated hand or drink may then carry it into the mouth where it begin its life cycle again, traveling to the intestines to live & reproduce. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, it can be.: Strongyloides infections when symptomatic can cause: abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, weight loss, cough, eosinophilic pneumonitis, rash (waist/ buttocks) & anemia. When people are immunocompromised that could become septic, develop shock, or other neurologic or pulmonary problems. ...Read more
What's the intestinal disease caused by a single cell parasite from rat droppings in drinking water?
Parasitic disease. : Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease caused by the protozoan toxoplasma gondii. The primary host is the felid (cat) family. The parasite spreads by the ingestion of infected meat or the feces of an infected cat, or by vertical transmission from mother to fetus.The infection typically causes a mild, flu-like illness or no illness. In pregnant women or those with chronic conditions, toxo is serious. ...Read more
Entamoeba: The name of the organism is entamoeba histolytica. ...Read more
How could you avoid contracting the following diseases: amoebic dysentery, crytoporidiosis, giardiasis?
No: Yersinia pestis is transmitted by the xenopsylla cheopis (rat flea)- the bubonic form. Also, it may be transmitted by inhalation - pneumonic form. Best to avoid individuals with the disease or areas of high infestations. Pt's with the pneumonic form will require respiratory isolation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What type of parasites cause jaundice? Could a bilirubin blood test detect jaundice caused by a parasite infection?
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- What causes giardiasis?
- Human parasite that causes dandruff
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- What causes parasites in the stomach?
- Parasites that cause diarrhea
- Parasites that cause weight gain
- Skin rash caused by parasites
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