Echinococcus granulosus (Hydatid disease)
Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus
Angiostrongylus (Eosinophilic meningitis)
Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm)
Guinea worm (Dracunculiasis)
Loa loa (Eye worm)
Onchocerca volvulus (River blindness)
Toxocara canis (Visceral larva migrans)
Trichuris trichiura (Whipworm)
Wuchereria bancrofti (Lymphatic filariasis)
Entamoeba histolytica (Amebiasis)
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Entamoeba histolytica p. , 176
amebiasis p. 152
bloody diarrhea p. 176
metronidazole p. 192
Amebiasis is a parasitic infection caused by the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica. Most cases of amebiasis occur in developing countries, where access to clean water and proper sanitation is limited. However, the condition can also be seen in developed countries among travelers who have visited areas where amebiasis is endemic. Symptoms of amebiasis can include diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, and rectal bleeding. If left untreated, the infection can progress to involve the liver (amebic hepatitis) or the brain (amebic meningoencephalitis).
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