Entamoeba

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Related to Entamoeba dispar: Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba hartmanni, Entamoeba coli

Entamoeba

[¦ent·ə′mē·bə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of parasite amebas in the family Endamoebidae, including some species of the genus Endamoeba which are parasites of humans and other vertebrates.
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As ferramentas de bioinformática possibilitaram selecionar o gene da cisteína sintase para diferenciar a Entamoeba histolytica da Entamoeba dispar.
Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar are distinct species: Clinical, epidemiological and serological evidence.
Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar infection in children in Bangladesh.
Field study on the distribution of Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar in the northern Philippines as detected by the polymerase chain reaction.
PCR detection of Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar, and Entamoeba moshkovskii in stool samples from Sydney, Australia.
Detection and genotyping of Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar, Giardia lamblia, and Clyptosporidium paravum by oligonucleotide microarray.