Amebiasis

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Amebiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Amebiasis" returned 99 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnosis of colonic amebiasis and coexisting signet-ring cell carcinoma in intestinal biopsy.
 

Author(s): Alexandra Grosse

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2016 Sep;22(36):8234-41.

 

Amebiasis is uncommon in developed countries. Several case reports in the literature emphasize that both the presenting symptoms and the radiological findings of colonic amebiasis closely resemble more common conditions, such as idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease and gastro-intestinal ...

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2016

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Prevalence of Entamoeba spp. in Stool Samples of Patients with Amebiasis Suspect by Native-Lugol and ELISA.
 

Author(s): Yunus Emre Beyhan, Hasan Yılmaz, Zeynep Taş Cengiz

Journal: Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2016 Jun;40(2):59-62.

 

This study aimed to determine the prevalence of Entamoeba spp. in suspected stool samples submitted to our laboratory.

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2016

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Epidemiology of Domestically Acquired Amebiasis in Japan, 2000-2013.
 

Author(s): Masahiro Ishikane, Yuzo Arima, Atsuhiro Kanayama, Takuri Takahashi, Takuya Yamagishi, Yuichiro Yahata, Tamano Matsui, Tomimasa Sunagawa, Tomoyoshi Nozaki, Kazunori Oishi

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2016 May;94(5):1008-14.

 

Notifications of amebiasis have been increasing in Japan. Using national surveillance data during 2000-2013, reported cases of amebiasis were analyzed. A case of amebiasis was defined as laboratory-confirmed Entamoeba histolytica infection, regardless of presence of symptoms. We described ...

Last Updated: 5 May 2016

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The terms "Amebiasis" returned 17 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: 20 Oct 2016

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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: 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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Auranofin Trial for GI Protozoa
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Amoebic Dysentery; Giardiasis

 

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2017

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Retrospective Study of Acanthamoebic Keratitis During the Past 10 Years
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acanthamoeba Keratitis

 

Last Updated: 5 May 2016

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