Amebiasis

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Amebiasis

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The terms "Amebiasis" returned 95 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Laboratory diagnosis of amebiasis in a sample of students from southeastern Brazil and a comparison of microscopy with enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for screening of infections with Entamoeba sp.
 

Author(s): Valeriana Valadares Pereira, Abiqueila da Silva Conceição, Leandro Henrique Silva Maximiano, Leonardo de Queiroz Gomes Belligoli, Eduardo Sergio da Silva

Journal: Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop.. ;47(1):52-6.

 

Epidemiological studies on amebiasis have been reassessed since Entamoeba histolytica and E. dispar were first recognized as distinct species. Because the morphological similarity of these species renders microscopic diagnosis unreliable, additional tools are required to discriminate ...

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2014

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Comparison of clinical and laboratory characteristics of intestinal amebiasis with shigellosis among patients visiting a large urban diarrheal disease hospital in Bangladesh.
 

Author(s): Sumon Kumar Das, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, Mohammad Abdul Malek, Mohammed Abdus Salam, Tahmeed Ahmed, Abu Syed Golam Faruque, Dinesh Mondal

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2013 Aug;89(2):339-44.

 

Between 1993 and 2011, a total of 371 intestinal amebiasis (IA), caused by Entamoeba histolytica cases were compared with 1,113 shigellosis (randomly selected) patients of icddr,b, excluding co-infections (rotavirus and Vibrio cholerae) in two age stratums: 0-14 years of age and ≥ ...

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2013

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Breast milk parasite-specific antibodies and protection from amebiasis and cryptosporidiosis in Bangladeshi infants: a prospective cohort study.
 

Author(s): Poonum S Korpe, Yue Liu, Abdullah Siddique, Mamun Kabir, Katherine Ralston, Jennie Z Ma, Rashidul Haque, William A Petri

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2013 Apr;56(7):988-92.

 

In this prospective cohort study, the presence of parasite-specific immunoglobulin A in breast milk was associated with protection of Bangladeshi infants from cryptosporidiosis and amebiasis. Our findings suggest that passive immunity could be harnessed for the prevention of Entamoeba ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2013

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The terms "Amebiasis" returned 18 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[An update on amebiasis].
 

Author(s): Leonor Chacín-Bonilla

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2013 May;141(5):609-15.

 

The description of Entamoeba dispar, and the recovery of Entamoeba moshkovskii from humans had a major impact in the epidemiology and clinical management of amebiasis. Infections range from asymptomatic colonization to hemorrhagic colitis and extra-intestinal diseases. Only a minority ...

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2013

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Host immune response to intestinal amebiasis.
 

Author(s): Shannon N Moonah, Nona M Jiang, William A Petri

Journal: PLoS Pathog.. 2013 ;9(8):e1003489.

 

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2013

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The dynamic interdependence of amebiasis, innate immunity, and undernutrition.
 

Author(s): Hans P Verkerke, William A Petri, Chelsea S Marie

Journal: Semin Immunopathol. 2012 Nov;34(6):771-85.

 

Entamoeba histolytica, the protozoan parasite that causes amebic dysentery, greatly contributes to disease burden in the developing world. Efforts to exhaustively characterize the pathogenesis of amebiasis have increased our understanding of the dynamic host-parasite interaction and ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2012

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Parasitic Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Amebiasis; Cryptosporidiosis; Giardiasis; Parasitic Disease; Parasitic Intestinal Disease; Gastrointestinal Helminth Infections

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014

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Auranofin PK Following Oral Dose Administration
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Amoebiasis

 

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2014

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Diagnosis of Neglected Tropical Diseases Among Patients With Persistent Digestive Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Soil-transmitted Helminthiasis; Schistosomiasis; Strongyloidiasis; Shigellosis; Intestinal Salmonellosis; Campylobacteriosis; Aeromonas Spp. Infections; Giardiasis; Amoebiasis; Dientamoebiasis; Cryptosporidium Spp. Infections

 

Last Updated: 5 Aug 2014

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