Balantidiasis

Known as: Balantidiases, Balantidiasis [Disease/Finding], balantidiosis 
A parasitic protozoal infection caused by Balantidium coli that involves the large intestinal mucosa. Signs and symptoms include nausea, vomiting… (More)
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2013
2013
*Corresponding author: Dr. J. Tajik, Assistant Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical Studies… (More)
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2008
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2008
Balantidium coli is a cosmopolitan parasitic-opportunistic pathogen that can be found throughout the world. Pigs are its… (More)
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2005
2005
Th2 responses without atopy: immunoregulation in chronic helminth infections and reduced allergic disease. Trends Immunol. 22… (More)
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2004
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2004
More than 340 parasitic species infect more than 3 billion people worldwide with varying morbidity and mortality. The Tropics… (More)
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2004
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2004
The roles free-living amebae and the parasitic protozoa Entamoeba histolytica and Balantidium coli play as agents of waterborne… (More)
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1999
1999
Balantidium coli is the etiologic agent of balantidiasis, an infrequent zoonose of worldwide distribution. The objective of the… (More)
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1989
1989
A unique case of chronic balantidiasis is described, presenting with chronic colitis and inflammatory polyposis of the rectum and… (More)
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1984
1984
A case of fatal balantidial infection with appendicular and pulmonary involvement in a Venezuelan farmer is reported. The… (More)
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1982
1982
Acute enteritis characterized by watery diarrhea and lethargy occurred in 4 lowland gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) during a 5… (More)
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1975
1975
Therapeutic activity of metronidazole against Balantidium coli was evaluated by using two drug regimens in 20 human cases of… (More)
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