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A primary care provider has completed an assessment of a patient who recently returned from a trip to Nepal with a nongovernmental organization. The care provider has liaised with the nurse to create a plan of care that will focus on treatment for amebiasis. What signs and symptoms most likely prompted this patient to initially seek care?
A)Malaise and fatigue
B)Severe diarrhea
C)Intermittent fever
D)Dizziness and confusion
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Trophozoites (active amebae) produce an enzyme that allows them to invade body tissues. They may form erosions and ulcerations in the intestinal wall with resultant diarrhea. This is a characteristic symptom of amebiasis.

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