protozoal infection

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Noun1.protozoal infection - any infection caused by a protozoan
malaria - an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
amebiasis, amebiosis, amoebiasis, amoebiosis - infection by a disease-causing ameba
giardiasis - infection of the intestines with protozoa found in contaminated food and water; characterized by diarrhea and nausea and flatulence and abdominal discomfort
kala azar, leishmaniasis, leishmaniosis - sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies
trichomoniasis - infection of the vagina
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No histologic evidence of protozoal infection was present in either the muscles or brain.
Zia-Ali et al., "Adaptive immune response in symptomatic and asymptomatic enteric protozoal infection: evidence for a determining role of parasite genetic heterogeneity in host immunity to human giardiasis," Microbes and Infection, vol.
Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), known as African sleeping sickness, is a protozoal infection, the West African form of which is caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense.
It should be kept in mind that, in regions with poor sanitation (such as in Pakistan), protozoal infection is fairly common and can cause dysentery that will not respond to antibiotics and will require treatment with anti-protozoal drugs.
It is a protozoal infection caused by the Eimeria genus of several species, which comprises E.
This protozoal infection has an especially high prevalence in subtropical and tropical countries where poor socioeconomic and sanitary conditions predominate, while in resource-rich nations infections may be seen in travelers to and emigrants from endemic areas [2-5].
The drug is indicated for the treatment of infections in the respiratory tract, skin and soft tissue, leprosy, infections due to Mycobacterium avium, protozoal infection and for eradication of Helicobater pylori associated with peptic ulcer.
Leishmaniasis is a protozoal infection transmitted by the bite of a female sandfly which transmits the causative organism Leishmania.
Acanthamoeba is the commonest protozoal infection of the cornea and together with Pseudomonas species is commonly associated with keratitis from contact lens wear.
disease--IBD H]17 and IL-17 expression (Crohn's levels and NK activities in disease and IBD ulcerative Protective IL-22 mediated protection colitis) against IBD (2) Protozoal infection Toxoplasma Pathogenic IL-23-mediated IL-22 and MMP-2 gondii upregulation in the ileum of infected mice; MMP-2 deficiency offered protection Protective Increased mortality in IL-[17.
Leishmaniasis is a protozoal infection in OIF/OEF soldiers caused by the bite of an infected sand fly.
In the first study in South Africa, 450 women were randomly assigned to use either an ordinary tampon or a vaginal swab to collect samples at the clinic, which were later tested for trichomoniasis (a protozoal infection), chlamydia and gonorrhea (both bacterial infections), bacterial vaginosis (an imbalance of naturally occurring bacteria in the vagina), candidiasis (a fungal infection), and high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPV, which can lead to cervical cancer).