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n. pl. en·ta·moe·bas or en·ta·moe·bae (-bē)
Any of several parasitic amoebas of the genus Entamoeba, especially E. histolytica, causing dysentery and ulceration of the colon and liver.

[New Latin Entamoeba, genus name : ent(o)- + amoeba.]


(ˌɛntəˈmiːbə) ,






n, pl -bae (-biː) or -bas
(Animals) any parasitic amoeba of the genus Entamoeba (or Endamoeba), esp E. histolytica, which lives in the intestines of humans and causes amoebic dysentery
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According to MedicaLook, amoebiasis is caused by the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica, and it results in an intestinal ailment known as amoebic dysentery.
During the next 2 days, he experienced fever, abdominal pain, and watery diarrhea and was admitted to a hospital in Peru, where Entamoeba histolytica was detected in his stool.
The Tri-Combo Parasite Screen test provides a complete analysis for Giardia, Cryptosporidium, and Entamoeba histolytica, the three most common intestinal protozoan parasites.
Prevalencia de Entamoeba histolytica y otros parasitos intestinales en ninos hospitalizados.
Including at least Campylobacter spp, Salmonella spp, Shigella spp and Yersinia spp); - Parasitic research (including at least Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica and Cryptosporidium spp.
Yine Ankara'da icme suyu kaynaklarindaki Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia intestinalis ve Entamoeba histolytica Bakir ve ark.
7) %, Giardia lamblia (10) % and Entamoeba histolytica in 5 % cases.
Amebiasis is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) as a parasitic infection with the protozoan Entamoeba histolytica regardless of symptomatology.
Experimental infection of rhesus monkeys with Entamoeba histolytica mimics human infection.
In conjunction, the BD MAX Enteric Parasite Panel is a qualitative IVD test detecting DNA from Giardia lamblia, Cryptosporidium and Entamoeba histolytica in both unpreserved and 10% formalin-fixed stool specimens.