Basic Summary for Amebic dysentery


Main name of condition: Amebic dysentery
Other names or spellings: amoebic dysentery, entameba histolytica

What is Amebic dysentery?
  Brief description of Amebic dysentery: Ameba-caused bacterial bowel infection and ulceration.
  Parent types of Amebic dysentery: Dysentery, Bacterial diseases, Digestive Diseases, Gastroenteritis, Waterborne Diseases, Protozoan Conditions, Carrier conditions, Diseases contagious from bedding, Diseases contagious from clothing, Diseases contagious from food, Diseases contagious from contaminated water, Intestinal Conditions
  Organs Affected by Amebic dysentery: intestine, digestive, bowel
How serious is Amebic dysentery?
  Complications of Amebic dysentery: see complications of Amebic dysentery
What causes Amebic dysentery?
  Class of Condition for Amebic dysentery: parasite protozoa, bacterial
  Causes of Amebic dysentery: see causes of Amebic dysentery
  Risk factors for Amebic dysentery: see risk factors for Amebic dysentery
What are the symptoms of Amebic dysentery?
  Symptoms of Amebic dysentery: see symptoms of Amebic dysentery
Can anyone else get Amebic dysentery?
  Contagion of Amebic dysentery: Spread by contaminated food or water; also clothing or bedding.
  More information: see contagiousness of Amebic dysentery
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Amebic dysentery: see treatments for Amebic dysentery
  Prevention of Amebic dysentery: see prevention of Amebic dysentery
Last revision: May 20, 2003

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