Day: October 13, 2019


Epidemiology of Amebiasis

The source of infection is sick amoebiasis and cystocarriers , which are capable of long-term (years) excreting amoeba cysts with feces into the environment. Cystonosia and convalescents after intestinal amoebiasis can produce about 500 million cysts per day. Carriers of cysts remain about 10% of people who have had acute amoebiasis. Patients with acute amoebiasis, which secrete mainly vegetative forms of the pathogen, are not epidemiologically dangerous.The […]

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