Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Diarrhea

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4816-1

Name

Greek: dia = through; rhein = flowing.

This term describes a liquid defecation, e.g., due to infection with Giardia species or Cryptosporidium species, etc.

Keywords

Cryptosporidium Species Giardia Species 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany