Balantidiasis

Balantidiasis: The disease caused by infection with the protozoan parasite Balantidium.
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balantidiasis

Infection by protozoan parasites of the genus balantidium. The presence of balantidium in the large intestine leads to diarrhoea, dysentery, and occasionally ulceration. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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balantidiasis

(bal″an-tĭ-di´ә-sis) infection by protozoa of the genus Balantidium; in humans, B. coli may cause diarrhea and dysentery, with ulceration of the colon mucosa.
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balantidiasis

balantidiasis A disease caused by the presence of Balantidium coli in the large intestine; characterized by diarrhea, dysentery, and occasionally ulceration. Synonym: balantidosis.
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balantidiasis

Type: Term Pronunciation: bal′an-ti-dī′ă-sis Definitions: 1. A disease caused by the presence of Balantidium coli in the large intestine; characterized by diarrhea, dysentery, and occasionally ulceration. Synonyms: balantidial dysentery, balantidosis
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Balantidiasis

Balantidiasis is an infection caused by cysts of the protozoan Balantidium coli. Balantidium coli is the largest and only ciliated protozoan that is pathogenic to humans. The protezoa is a normal inhabitant of the domestic pig. Cysts are excreted in the faeces of pigs and are transmitted to humans through the food or water that comes in contact wit...
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Balantidiasis

Balantidiasis is a protozoan infection caused by infection with Balantidium coli. ==Symptoms== Symptoms can be local due to involvement of the intestinal mucosa, or systemic in nature and include either diarrhea or constipation. ==Treatment== Balantidiasis can be treated with tetracycline, carbarsone, metronidazole, or diiodohydroxyquin. ==History...
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