- Editorial Response: Entamoeba Infections in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients: Not Just a Tropical Problem. Reed, Sharon L. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;6/1/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p959
Comments on a study by S.A. Lowther and colleagues updating the prevalence of and risk factors for Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar infection in HIV-positive persons. Treatment dilemma offered by Entamoeba infections; How to distinguish E. histolytica from E. dispar infections.
- AMEBIASIS. Raddin, Joseph B. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May1963, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p512
Presents information on amebiasis. Treatment of entameba histolytica infestations; Potency of intestinal amebicides; Selection of medication for entameba histolytica infestations.
- Antiamoebic properties of the actinomycete metabolites echinomycin A and tirandamycin A. Espinosa, Avelina; Socha, Aaron; Ryke, Erica; Rowley, David // Parasitology Research;Dec2012, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p2473
Entamoeba histolytica infects 50 million people per year, causing 100,000 deaths worldwide. The primary treatment for amoebiasis is metronidazole. However, increased pathogen resistance combined with the drug's toxic side effects encourages a search for alternative therapeutic agents. Secondary...
- A case report: Entamoeba histolytica infections in the rhesus macaque, China. Bo Jiang; Guang-you Yang; Xing-ming Yu; An-chun Cheng; Feng-jun Bi // Parasitology Research;Sep2008, Vol. 103 Issue 4, p915
AbstractÂ Â A case of amebic dysentery due to a natural infection of Entamoeba histolytica in the rhesus macaque (Macaca mullata) was reported. A fecal specimen was isolated and identified by the polymerase chain reaction technique. A daily dose of 750Â mg of metronidazole was given orally...
- Entamoeba taxonomy. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;1997, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p291
Focuses on entamoeba histolytica. Information on it being resident of the large intestines; Details on the number of deaths which entamoeba histolytica is responsible for annualy; What damage entamoeba histolytica can cause to the intestines; Definition of entamoeba histolytica.
- Microbicidal effect of the lactoferrin peptides Lactoferricin17—30, Lactoferrampin265—284, and Lactoferrin chimera on the parasite Entamoeba histolytica. López-Soto, Fernando; León-Sicairos, Nidia; Nazmi, Kamran; Bolscher, Jan G.; De la Garza, Mireya // BioMetals;Jun2010, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p563
Entamoeba histolytica is a parasitic protozoan that produces amoebiasis, an intestinal disease characterized by ulcerative colitis and dysentery. In some cases, trophozoites can travel to the liver leading to hepatic abscesses and death. Recently, lactoferrin and lactoferricin B have been shown...
- Amebic Colitis in an Asymptomatic Patient. Weinrach, David M.; Wang, Kim L. // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine;Jun2003, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p762
Focuses on the medical condition of an asymptomatic woman with amebic colitis. Details of the biopsy results; Prevalence of infection with Entamoeba histolytica; Description of the classic colonoscopic appearance.
- PREVALENCE OF ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA IN HUMANS. Tasawar, Zahida; Kausar, Shabana; Lashari, M. H. // Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences;Jul2010, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p344
The present survey was carried out to determine the prevalence of human amebiasis. During the study, 1360 fecal samples were examined from February 2007 to December 2007 at Nishtar Hospital, Multan. Out of 1360 hosts examined, 295 were infected with E. histolytica. The overall prevalence of E....
- Childhood Dysentery In Ilesa, Nigeria: The Unusual Role Of Entamoeba Histolytica. Ogunlesi, T.A.; Okeniyi, J.A.O.; Oyedeji, O.A.; Oseni, S.B.A.; Oyelami, O.A.; Njokanma, O.F. // Internet Journal of Tropical Medicine;2005, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p4
Background: Shigella species are the usual aetiologies of dysentery in the developing world while Entamoeba histolytica is regarded as uncommon in young children. Objective:To determine the prevalence of Entamoeba histolytica in childhood dysentery in Ilesa, Nigeria. Method: A cross-sectional...