Shigellosis

What is Shigellosis? Shigellosis is an acute anthroponous infectious disease with fecal-oral transmission mechanism. General intoxication and predominant lesion of the mucous membrane of the distal colon, cramping abdominal pains, frequent loose stools with an

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Echinococcosis

What is Echinococcosis? Echinococcosis is a rare chronically parasitic disease that occurs as a result of exposure to the body of the larval form of the tape helminth Echinococcus granulosus. Echinococcosis is widespread throughout the

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Epidemic Typhus

What is Epidemic Typhus? Epidemic typhus (Synonyms: lousy typhus, military typhus, typhoid fever, European typhus, prison fever, camp fever; epidemic typhus fever, louse-born typhus, jail fever, famine fever, war fever-English, Flecktyphus kfieber – German; typhus

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Lymphatic Filariasis

What is Lymphatic Filariasis? Lymphatic filariasis is a group of tropical helminth infections that affect the subcutaneous retina, serous membranes, eyes, lymphatic system. Causes of Lymphatic Filariasis The causative agents are Wuchereria bancrofti, Brugia malayi

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