Cyclospora Infection | Cyclosporiasis - Glossary

Dr. Kaushik Bharati
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Aug 02, 2018
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Glossary

Acalculous Cholecystitis: An inflammatory disease of the gallbladder without evidence of gallstones or cystic duct obstruction.

Guillain-barré Syndrome: A condition in which the immune system attacks the nerves.

Immunofluorescence:A microscopic technique that uses fluorescent light to detect antigens on the surface of microbes using antibodies.


Phase-Contrast Microscopy: A contrast-enhancing optical technique that produces high-contrast images of microbes and other living cells.

reiter’s Syndrome: Also called reactive arthritis, it is characterized by joint pain and swelling triggered by an infection in another part of the body.

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