Intestinal Capillaria

What is Intestinal Capillaria? Intestinal capillarosis is a helminthiase in humans caused by the nematodes Capillaria philippiensis. Capillaries were first discovered in 1963 in a seriously ill patient in the Philippines. Invasion is manifested in

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Dicroceliasis

What is Dicroceliasis? Dicroceliosis is a helminthic disease of domestic and wild animals, as well as humans, characterized by damage to the liver and gallbladder. Causes of Dicroceliasis The causative agent of dicroceliasis – helminth-trematode

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Gas Gangrene

What is Gas Gangrene? Gas gangrene is caused by Clostridium perfringens, Cl. septicum, Cl. oedematiens and Cl. histolitycum. Gas gangrene usually develops with extensive crumbling of tissues (gunshot, torn, ragged-bruised wounds), often polluted with earth,

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Visceral Leishmaniasis

What is Visceral Leishmaniasis? Visceral leishmaniasis (Dum-Dum fever, kala-azar) is a transmissible parasitic disease characterized by a chronic course, wave-like fever, hepatosplenomegaly, pancytopenia. Indian kala-azar, Mediterranean visceral leishmaniasis (for children), East African and South American

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