Amebiasis

(Entamoebiasis) A amebiasis is an infection with Entamoeba histolytica. They often asymptomatic, but symptoms vary from mild diarrhea to severe dysentery. Extra-intestinal infections such include. B. liver abscesses. The diagnosis is made by the detection of E. histolytica in stool samples or serologically. The treatment of symptomatic disease occurs with metronidazole or tinidazole, followed by paromomycin or other substances which are active against cysts in the lumen. Three types of…

September 3, 2018
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