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1,400 Possible Causes for Corneal Infiltrate, Free-Living Ameba Infection, Plasmodium

  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis

    Epidemiology of free-living ameba infections. J Protozool 1990;37(4):25S-33S. van Flink F et al.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] It typically presents as a unilateral central or paracentral corneal infiltrate, often with a ring-shaped peripheral infiltrate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This infection is caused by a microscopic, free-living ameba (single-celled living organism) called Acanthamoeba.[cdc.gov]

  • Keratitis

    Source : AAO Acanthamoeba keratitis Causes This infection is caused by a microscopic, free-living ameba (single-celled living organism) called Acanthamoeba.[provisu.ch] Pediculosis, Pthiriasis) Liver Flukes (Clonorchiasis, Opisthorchiasis, Fascioliasis) Loiasis ( Loa loa Infection) Lymphatic filariasis (Filariasis, Elephantiasis) Malaria ( Plasmodium[cdc.gov] Adenoviral conjunctivitis may lead to subepithelial corneal infiltrates as a late complication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis

    Clinicians: CDC no longer provides miltefosine for treatment of free-living ameba infections. Miltefosine is now commercially available.[cdc.gov] amebae. 11 Although miltefosine has recently been used to successfully treat patients with other free-living amebae infections, 14 , 15 our patient is the first to be successfully[pediatrics.aappublications.org] If you have a patient with suspected free-living ameba infection, please contact the CDC Emergency Operations Center at 770-488-7100 to consult with a CDC expert regarding[cdc.gov]

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  • Amebiasis

    Epidemiology of free-living ameba infections. J Protozool 1990;37(4):25S-33S. van Flink F et al.[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] Therefore, Entamoeba histolytica is second only to the Plasmodium parasite (responsible for malaria) as a protozoan cause of death.[news-medical.net] A plasmodium-encoded cytokine suppresses T-cell immunity during malaria. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012;109(31):E2117–26. . CrossRef Google Scholar 28.[doi.org]

  • Amebic Hepatitis

    If you are a clinician and have a patient with suspected Naegleria or other free-living ameba infection, please contact the CDC Emergency Operations Center at 770-488-7100[floridahealth.gov] In malaria especially with Plasmodium falciparum hepatomegaly can develop early and subsides with treatment.[saudijgastro.com] […] acanthamebiasis Infection by free-living soil amebae of the genus Acanthamoeba that may result in a necrotizing dermal or tissue invasion, or a fulminating and usually fatal[wordinfo.info]

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  • Amebic Lung Abscess

    Three separate clinical syndromes occur from infection with free-living amebae ( 1 ).[oncohemakey.com] Therefore, Entamoeba histolytica is second only to the Plasmodium parasite (responsible for malaria) as a protozoan cause of death.[news-medical.net] Am J Trop Med Hyg 59:133–138 PubMed Google Scholar Ballou WP (1994) Clinical trials of Plasmodium falciparum erythrocytic stage vaccines.[link.springer.com]

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  • Amoebiasis due to Free-Living Amoebae

    We compared histopathologic and immunohistochemical features of 18 cases with central nervous system free-living ameba infections.[nature.com] […] transmission, amoebas die after the host death – a very distinct way to interact with the host, when we compare N. fowleri with other parasitic protozoa such as such as Toxoplasma, Plasmodium[blogs.biomedcentral.com] Trophozoites can (rarely) infiltrate the corneal nerve and retina, leading to chorioretinitis. Diagnosis : corneal scrape or biopsy.[patient.info]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    amebae. 11 Although miltefosine has recently been used to successfully treat patients with other free-living amebae infections, 14 , 15 our patient is the first to be successfully[pediatrics.aappublications.org] May indicate atypical lymphocytes in Epstein-Barr viral infections, morulae of Ehrlichia, trypanosomes in trypanosomiasis, borreliae in relapsing fever, or the gametes of Plasmodium[patient.info] Relation between severe malaria morbidity in children and level of Plasmodium falciparum transmission in Africa. Lancet 349, 1650–54, (1997). 6. Benjamin, L. A. et al.[nature.com]

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  • Naegleria Fowleri

    Naegleria fowleri: A protozoa that is a pathogenic free-living ameba. Infection with Naegleria fowleri causes primary amebic meningoencephalitis.[medicinenet.com] Pediculosis, Pthiriasis) Liver Flukes (Clonorchiasis, Opisthorchiasis, Fascioliasis) Loiasis ( Loa loa Infection) Lymphatic filariasis (Filariasis, Elephantiasis) Malaria ( Plasmodium[cdc.gov] The damaged corneal tissue may show a characteristic annular infiltrate and congested conjunctivae or there may be a dendriform epitheliopathy and patchy stromal infiltrate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Blackwater Fever

    Here is an unusual case of BWF, which developed on day 2 of treatment for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum infection with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DHA-PIP) with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Blackwater fever caused by Plasmodium vivax infection in the acquired immune deficiency syndrome Papers And Short Reports Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1988 ; 296 doi: (Published[doi.org]

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