On Feb 1, , N F ROMANOVICH and others published [Two cases of balantidiasis] } Balantidiasis en el niño: presentación de un caso clínico. February. Jarpa A., Allende caso de Balantidiasis humana. Bol. Inform. Maia C.C. Aspectos clinicos e epidemiologicos da balantidiase humana. An. Inst. med. trop. . Balantidiasis – DPDx – Parasites – CDC – Welcome to DPDx, a Web site developed and maintained by CDC’s Division of Parasitic Diseases and.

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Laboratory Diagnosis Laboratory Diagnosis Diagnosis is based on detection of trophozoites in stool specimens or in tissue collected during endoscopy. Cysts are less frequently encountered.

Life Cycle Cysts are the parasite stage responsible for transmission clinivo balantidiasis. Trophozoites undergo encystation to produce infective cysts.

Following ingestion, excystation occurs in the small intestine, and the trophozoites colonize the large intestine. Image Gallery Balantidium coli cysts in wet mounts.

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Because pigs are an animal reservoir, human infections occur more frequently in areas where pigs are raised. December 4, Page last updated: Morphologic comparison with other intestinal parasites. For an overview including prevention and control visit www. DPDx is an education resource designed for health professionals and laboratory scientists.


Thus stool specimens should be collected repeatedly, and immediately examined or preserved to enhance xlinico of the parasite. The trophozoites reside in the lumen of the large intestine of humans and animals, where they replicate by binary fission, during which conjugation may occur. Balantidium coli is passed intermittently and once outside the colon is rapidly destroyed.

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Enter Email Address What’s this? The host most clincio acquires the cyst through ingestion of contaminated food or water. Mature cysts are passed with feces. Trophozoites are characterized by: Clinical manifestations, when present, include persistent diarrhea, occasionally dysentery, abdominal pain, and weight loss. Note the cytosome black arrow and the bean shaped macronucleus.

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Cysts are the parasite stage responsible for transmission of balantidiasis. Other potential animal reservoirs include rodents and nonhuman primates.

Image contributed by the Oregon Public Health Laboratory. Some return to the lumen and disintegrate. Symptoms can be severe in debilitated persons.


Diagnosis is based on detection of trophozoites in stool specimens or in tissue collected during endoscopy. December 4, Content source: Note the clinioc cilia on the cell surface. Some trophozoites invade the wall of the colon and multiply.

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Both Balantidium coli trophozoites and cysts are found in stool.