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Communicable  Diseases Subjects A-Z
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Disease Reporting

Amebiasis 

(amebic dysentery)

Amebiasis is an intestinal illness caused by a microscopic parasitic amoeba called Entamoeba histolytica. Wisconsin averages about 10-15 cases per year.

General information

Amebiasis fact sheet - Hmong - Spanish

Information for health professionals

Wisconsin case reporting and public health follow-up guidelines: Amebiasis EpiNet 

Contacts

Wisconsin Local Health Departments - Regional offices - Tribal agencies

Last Revised: March 04, 2014