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All main topics / Biology / Microbiology / Bac. Resp. Infections: Actinomycetes and Mycobacteria
What is Whipple's Disease? What class of organisms causes it? What is the primary problem, and what are the associated symptoms? Epidemiology
Caused by Actinomycetes

Causes lesions on the small intestine. Damages the villi => Poor nutrition

Associated Symptoms:
Look like fasting, weight loss

Men (80%) during middle age
higher in Caucasians (possibly genetic)
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Author: yaoyu
Main topic: Biology
Topic: Microbiology
Published: 11.02.2010




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