A parasitic disease, also known as parasitosis, is an infectious disease caused by parasites.Parasites are organisms which derive sustenance from its host while causing it harm. The study of parasites and parasitic diseases is known as parasitology. Medical parasitology is concerned with three major groups of parasites: parasitic protozoa, helminths, and parasitic arthropods.
Parasitic diseases are caused by pathogens belonging taxonomically to either the animal kingdom, or the protozoan kingdom.
The symptoms of parasitic infections vary depending on the organism. For example:
Following tests are required for the diagnosis of parasitic diseases
Note: Rate under the appropriate body system any residual disability of infection.
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