Parasitic diseases

Parasitic diseases are caused by protozoa, worms or arthropods. These can be transmitted through contaminated food and water, by insect bites or by sexual contact. These diseases cause great damage in tropical and subtropical regions.

The following factors are associated with these parasitic infections: faecal contamination of soil or water, environmental conditions suitable for the reproduction of certain parasites, hygiene deficit, eating habits, migration or immunosuppression, among others.