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What is difference between amoebic dysentery and bacillary dysentery?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Parasite v. bacteria

Amebic dysentery is cause by entamoeba histolytica, a parasite.
Bacillary dysentery is caused by shigella, a bacteria. The treatments are different.

In brief: 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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