The unusual transmission leaves experts intrigued by the case of the Frenchman who has signed up amoebiasis, Fact is even published in the BMJ Case Reports magazine.
The parasite was in the body of the man who had not left France and that the disease had originated in the tropical countries. Infection usually occurs through food or water contaminated with human feces. What happened was that his wife traveled to India, Burma, Vietnam and Laos, where there was no basic hygiene except that there were no symptoms.
The experts came to the conclusion that the 67-year-old man was infected by the parasite during intercourse, unusual transmission. By anal sex or contact with the mouth with this region may be more responsible for the infection.
Lack of hygiene leads to the spread of the disease. It is always recommended to wash your hands after the sexual act or to move the region of the anus.
Symptoms of amoebias are diarrhea, gas, mucus and blood stools, intestinal infections, in addition to pus in the liver.