Toxoplasma Infections

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247   Amebiasis and Infection with Free-Living Amebas Rosa M. Andrade, Sharon L. Reed AMEBIASIS DEFINITION Amebiasis is an infection with the intestinal protozoan Entamoeba histolytica. About 90% of infections are…

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Cestode Infections

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It is now appreciated that genotypes of T. gondii prevalent in South America may be more virulent than those typically seen in North America or Europe. These genotypes may be…

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Leishmaniasis

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247   Amebiasis and Infection with Free-Living Amebas Rosa M. Andrade, Sharon L. Reed AMEBIASIS DEFINITION Amebiasis is an infection with the intestinal protozoan Entamoeba histolytica. About 90% of infections are…

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Fatigue

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PYROGENS The term pyrogen (Greek pyro, “fire”) is used to describe any substance that causes fever. Exogenous pyrogens are derived from outside the patient; most are microbial products, microbial toxins,…

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Atlas of Cardiac Arrhythmias

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274   The Bradyarrhythmias: Disorders of the Sinoatrial Node David D. Spragg, Gordon F. Tomaselli Electrical activation of the heart normally originates in the sinoatrial (SA) node, the predominant pacemaker. Other…

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Blastomycosis

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236   Histoplasmosis Chadi A. Hage, L. Joseph Wheat ETIOLOGY Histoplasma capsulatum, a thermal dimorphic fungus, is the etiologic agent of histoplasmosis. In most endemic areas, H. capsulatum var. capsulatum is…

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