Amebiasis

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Amebiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Amebiasis" returned 103 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Serodiagnosis of Extraintestinal Amebiasis: Retrospective Evaluation of the Diagnostic Performance of the Bordier® ELISA Kit.
 

Author(s): Nicolas Beyls, Odile Cognet, Jean-Paul Stahl, Olivier Rogeaux, Herve Pelloux

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2018 Feb;56(1):71-74.

 

Soluble antigens from an axenic culture of were used to develop a commercial ELISA kit to quantify anti- antibodies in sera of patients with extraintestinal amebiasis in non-endemic settings. The diagnostic specificity and sensitivity of the test were assessed retrospectively using ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Case Report: Endemic Amebiasis in Australia: Implications for Residents, Travelers, and Clinicians.
 

Author(s): Simon Smith, Gael E Phillips, William J H McBride, Josh Hanson

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2017 Jul;97(1):245-247.

 

is considered endemic in Australia; however, cases are rare, occurring almost exclusively in high-risk individuals. We describe a series of locally acquired, complicated cases in low-risk individuals from Far North Queensland in whom the diagnosis was delayed. Amebiasis may pose ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Population Dependency of Measles, Syphilis, and Amebiasis in Japan and Community Evolution.
 

Author(s): Hiroshi Yoshikura, Fumihiko Takeuchi

Journal: Jpn. J. Infect. Dis.. 2017 May;70(3):263-269.

 

The population dependency of measles, syphilis, and amebiasis was expressed as P = kN, where P, N, and m were number of patients, population size, and a constant (~2 for measles, and 1.3~1.4 for syphilis and amebiasis), respectively. The population size dependency emerged only ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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

Entamoeba Encystation: New Targets to Prevent the Transmission of Amebiasis.
 

Author(s): Fumika Mi-Ichi, Hiroki Yoshida, Shinjiro Hamano

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Amebiasis is caused by Entamoeba histolytica infection and can produce a broad range of clinical signs, from asymptomatic cases to patients with obvious symptoms. The current epidemiological and clinical statuses of amebiasis make it a serious public health problem worldwide. The ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Clinical Trial of the Reprofiled Drug Auranofin for GI Protozoa
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Amoebic Dysentery; Giardiasis

 

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2018

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Parasitic Ulcer Treatment Trial Pilot
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acanthamoeba Keratitis

 

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2018

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Polyhexamethylene Biguanide (PHMB) Ophthalmic Solution in Subjects Affected by Acanthamoeba Keratitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acanthamoeba Keratitis

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2017

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