Tropical Parasitology

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: 2016  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 82--84

A case report of an uncommon parasitic infection of human balantidiasis


Manochitra Kumar, Nonika Rajkumari, Jharna Mandal, SC Parija 
 Department of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
S C Parija
Department of Microbiology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry - 605 006
India

Balantidium coli, a large, ciliated pathogen, is known to cause balantidiasis in humans. We report a case of B. coli infection in a 37-year-old male with tuberculosis and presenting with fever, anorexia, mild abdominal pain, and episodes of loose stools for 1 week.


How to cite this article:
Kumar M, Rajkumari N, Mandal J, Parija S C. A case report of an uncommon parasitic infection of human balantidiasis.Trop Parasitol 2016;6:82-84


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Kumar M, Rajkumari N, Mandal J, Parija S C. A case report of an uncommon parasitic infection of human balantidiasis. Trop Parasitol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2022 Jan 16 ];6:82-84
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