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Disease Blastocystis Infections

Name Blastocystis Infections
Synonyms Blastocystis Infection | Infection, Blastocystis | Infections, Blastocystis
Definition Infections with organisms of the genus BLASTOCYSTIS. The species B. hominis is responsible for most infections. Parasitologic surveys have generally found small numbers of this species in human stools, but higher positivity rates and organism numbers in AIDS patients and other immunosuppressed patients (IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST). Symptoms include ABDOMINAL PAIN; DIARRHEA; CONSTIPATION; VOMITING; and FATIGUE.
Categories Digestive system disease | Parasitic disease
MeSH® ID D016776

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1. DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Blastocystis Infections
2. DiseasesParasitic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Protozoan Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Amebiasis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Blastocystis Infections
3. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Blastocystis Infections

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