Campylobacteriosis – Definition, Causes, and Diagnosis.

What is campylobacteriosis? Campylobacteriosis is caused by a bacteria called Campylobacter jejuni, which is found worldwide in the intestinal tracts of animals. The bacteria are spiral-shaped and can cause disease in animals and humans. Most cases of campylobacteriosis are associated with handling or eating raw or undercooked poultry meat. Campylobacteriosis …

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Molar Pregnancy- Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Definition Molar Pregnancy often referred to as Hydatidiform Mole is a rare pregnancy complication. Molar pregnancy is basically a type of gestational trophoblastic disease that occurs when tissues that instead of normally developing into a fetus, turns into an abnormal growth. The condition is characterized by unusual growth of trophoblasts, …

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Pleurisy- Symptoms, Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Definition Pleurisy, also called pleuritis, inflammation of the pleura, the membranes that line the thoracic cavity and fold in to cover the lungs. Pleurisy may be characterized as dry or wet. In dry pleurisy, little or no abnormal fluid accumulates in the pleural cavity, and the inflamed surfaces of the …

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