Entamoeba

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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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Takeuchi, "Axenic cultivation of Entamoeba dispar in newly designed yeast extract-iron-gluconic acid-dihyrdoxyacetone-serum medium," Journal of Parasitology, vol.
Silva, "Comparison of xenic and monoxenic Entamoeba dispar cultures using hepatic inoculation in hamster," Archives of Medical Research, vol.
Palabras clave: Entamoeba moshkovskii; Entamoeba histolytica; Entamoeba dispar; ninos; diarrea.
Leippe, "Poreforming peptides of Entamoeba dispar. Similarity and divergence to amoebapores in structure, expression and activity," European Journal of Biochemistry, vol.
Second, the pathogenic Entamoeba histolytica could not be differentiated from the non-pathogenic Entamoeba dispar since microscopy alone was the method of laboratory diagnosis.
Note: E histolytica--Doing the routine iron hematoxylin or trichrome stain may confuse things because the pathogen E histolytica looks just like the commensal Entamoeba dispar, whereas the antigen-detection method selects out for E histolytica (so they say).