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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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Parasitic microorganisms such as Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia and some bacterial organisms including pathogenic E.
Entamoeba histolytica may cause bloody diarrrhoea and/or organ (liver) abscesses, thus potentially leading to death.
The prevalence of Entamoeba infections is as high as 50 percent in areas of Central and South America, Africa, and Asia.
No presente trabalho, vale a pena destacar que, embora os parasitos nao-patogenicos ocorressem em maior frequencia, especies patogenicas para o homem, tais como, Entamoeba histolytica/dispar, Giardia duodenalis, Strongyloides stercoralis, Ascaris lumbricoides e ancilostomideos tambem foram encontradas, fato observado por diversos autores (REZENDE et al.
Studying the entamoeba organism in laboratory conditions, the team discovered that the speed of cells' movement doubles when it is exposed to alcohol.
Infectious Diseases: What Returning Service Members Are Bringing Home Afghanistan Iraq Commonly Hepatitis A Hepatitis A Seen in Typhoid, paratyphoid fever Typhoid, paratyphoid fever Returning Gonorrhea, chlamydiosis Personnel Leishmaniasis, cutaneous Malaria Protozoal diarrhea (Cryptosporidium, Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia) Less Anthrax, cutaneous Same as those returning Commonly Brucellosis from Afghanistan Seen in Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever plus Returning Hepatitis B Gonorrhea, chlamydiosis Personnel Hepatitis E Leishmaniasis, cutaneous HIV Plague Leishmaniasis, visceral Protozoal diarrhea Leptospirosis Rickkettsiosis Q fever Schistosomiasis Rabies Tuberculosis West Nile fever Source: Dr.
Further, the bacterial and parasitic diseases in American moose (leptospirosis, brucellosis, necrobacillosis, Toxoplasma gondii, Entamoeba bovis, Paramphistomum spp.
Giardia shares similar characteristics with other anaerobic protozoan: the trichomonads and Entamoeba species.
Stool analysis showed hookworm and Entamoeba histolytica, and he was treated with mebendazole and metronidazole 1 week before admission.
A: First, I'd test to make sure that there is no treatable cause of diarrhea such as infection with Clostridium difficile, Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica, or other intestinal pathogens.
Use of polymerase chain reaction and nonradioactive DNA probes to diagnose Entamoeba histolytica in clinical samples.
New research from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel describes garlic's ability in laboratory tests to cripple Entamoeba histolytica, a parasite that infects 50 million people worldwide each year.