Protozoa and Helminths: “The Gay Bowel Syndrome”

  • Louis Weinrauch
  • Joseph El-On


Sexual transmission of protozoal and helminthic diseases by orogenital or oroanal routes has become increasingly common during the last two decades, especially in young men. The outbreak of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), and the medical and public campaign against it, seem to be changing sexual habits. Lately there has been a drop in the incidence of sexually transmitted enteric diseases.


Entamoeba Histolytica Intestinal Protozoan Intestinal Amebiasis Diarrheic Stool Sexual Habit 
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  • Louis Weinrauch
  • Joseph El-On

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