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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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Entamoeba coli was the most prevalent parasite (70.2% of the 141 positive cases), followed by Endolimax nana (32.6%), hookworms (17.7%), Giardia lamblia (16.3%), Strongyloides stercoralis (6.4%), Trichuris trichiura (6.4%), Entamoeba histolytica/Entamoeba dispar (6.4%), Iodamoeba butschlii (2.8%), Hymenolepis nana (0.7%), Taenia sp.
lumbricoides and Entamoeba coli were more frequently detected in subjects drinking satisfactory water.
4 (3) 1 (3) 1.00 Hookworms 1 (0.8) 2 (6) 0.13 Hymenolepis nana 1 (0.8) 1 (3) 0.40 Strongyloides stercoralis 1 (0.8) 0 (0) 1.00 Enterobius vermicularis 1 (0.8) 0 (0) 1.00 Schistosoma mansoni 1 (0.8) 0 (0) 1.00 Commensals Entamoeba coli 46 (38) 19 (53) 0.12 Endolimax nana 28 (23) 8 (22) 0.89 Entamoeba hartmanni 15 (12) 1 (3) 1.00 Multiple infections E.
Quanto aos enteroparasitas propriamente ditos (tabela 2), prevaleceram os protozoarios, sendo as especies Endolimax nana (55,14%), Entamoeba coli (21,33%) e Giardia lamblia (13,95%) as mais frequentes.
Frecuencia (a) de protozoos comensales, patogenos, y helmintos en las provincias argentinas analizadas Provincia Especie Buenos Aires Chubut Corrientes Protozoos comensales Entamoeba coli 14,2 6,9 3,3 Endolimax nana 10,5 3,5 5,0 Enteromonas hominis 5,5 1,5 0,0 Chilomastix mesnili 1,4 0,0 0,0 Iodamoeba butschlii 0,8 0,0 0,0 Protozoos patogenos Giardia lamblia 13,9 5,9 20,0 Blastocystis sp.
Protozoan parasites "as: cysts": 1 Giardia lamblia 04.80 00.00 00.00 2 Cryptosporidium 17.00 05.80 04.20 parvum 3 Entamoeba coli 10.60 05.00 03.20 II.
and 6 type of parasite was Entamoeba gingivalis, Trichomonas tenax , Entamoeba coli , Iodamoeba butschlii, Chilomastix mesnili and Giardia lambelia and yeast.
[13], luego de analizar un total de 900 moscas capturadas en basurales, viviendas y en un establo de la Provincia Constitucional de el Callao, hallaron quistes de Endolimax nana, Entamoeba coli, lodamoeba butschlii y huevos de Ascaris lumbricoides.
(%) Diarrhea diarrhea Diarrhea diarrhea Entamoeba coli 45 0 6 7 32 (43.3%) Cyclospora 23 0 1 1 1 cayetanensis (22.1%) Entamoeba 19 1 2 3 13 histolytica (18.2%) Iodamoeba 15 0 1 3 11 butschlii (14.4%) Chilomastix 11 0 0 2 9 mesnili (10.6%) Cryptosporidium 8 2 3 2 1 parvum (7.6%) Giardia 6 0 2 0 4 duodenalis (5.7%) Endolimax 4 1 0 0 3 nana (3.8%) Blastocystis 3 1 0 1 1 hominis (2.8%) Trichomonas 1 0 0 0 1 hominis (0.9%) Schistosoma 1 0 1 0 0 mansoni (0.9%) No parasites 25 1 6 1 16 (24%) Note: where values do not add up to the total, there were missing values regarding the patient's HIV status.