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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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Immune markers characteristic for asymptomatically infected and diseased Entamoeba histolytica individuals and their relation to sex.
Three OTUs demonstrated perfect or high-percentage identity with SSU rDNA sequences of the amebae in the genus Entamoeba: E.
Iodine direct smear was used for the nuclear characterization of Entamoeba histolytica/dispar and Giardia lamblia.
Entamoeba histolytica IgG antibody returned positive three days after discharge, supporting the diagnosis of amebic liver abscess.
Diamond, "The Laredo strain and other 'Entamoeba histolytica-like' amoebae are Entamoeba moshkovskii," Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, vol.
ALA caused by Entamoeba histolytica is presently the third most common cause of death from parasitic diseases [2].
The search was conducted between February 3, 2018 and April 6, 2018, looking for publications that contain "amoebiasis," "Entamoeba histolytica," "amoebic colitis," and "extraintestinal amoebiasis" in the title or abstract.
For parasites, Entamoeba histolytica was updated to Entamoeba histolytica/dispar because, although dispar is not pathogenic, the two agents cannot be differentiated using direct microscopy or by most antigen-detection tests [25-27].
Diabetic individuals n (%) Parasites species T1D T2D p * Protozoans Giardia lamblia 12 (10) 13 (36) <0.01 Entamoeba histolytica/dispar 1 (0.8) 1 (3) 0.40 Balantidium coli 0 (0) 1 (3) 0.40 Helminths Ascaris lumbricoides 8 (7) 11 (30) <0.01 Taenia sp.