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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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Schneider et al., "A novel Entamoeba histolytica cysteine proteinase, EhCP4, is key for invasive amebiasis and a therapeutic target," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Tissue destruction and invasion by Entamoeba histolytica. Trends Parasitol 2011;27:254-63.
Immune markers characteristic for asymptomatically infected and diseased Entamoeba histolytica individuals and their relation to sex.
Intestinal protozoonlar Cryptosporidium parvum 16 Isospora belli 3 Giardia lamblia 2 Entamoeba histolytica Helminths Schistosoma spp.
Taenia saginata 32.6% (n=146/447), Ascaris lumbricoides 20.3% (n=91/447), Hymenolepis nana 19.7% (n=88/447), Trichuris trichura 14.3% (n=64/447), Enterobius vermicularis 6.48% (n=29/447), Ancylostoma duodenale 2.90% (n=13/447), Entamoeba histolytica 2.68% (n=12/447), and Giardia lamblia/intestinalis 0.89%(n=4/447) were detected in order of their prevalence.
According to MedicaLook, amoebiasis is caused by the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica, and it results in an intestinal ailment known as amoebic dysentery.
Entamoeba histolytica IgG antibody returned positive three days after discharge, supporting the diagnosis of amebic liver abscess.
Boldo-Leen et al., "Detection and differentiation of Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar in clinical samples through PCR-denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis," Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, vol.