Amebiasis

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Amebiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Amebiasis" returned 110 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Amebic lung abscess with coexisting lung adenocarcinoma: a unusual case of amebiasis.
 

Author(s): Hailong Zhu, Xiangyang Min, Shuai Li, Meng Feng, Guofeng Zhang, Xianghua Yi

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Amebic lung abscess with concurrent lung cancer, but without either a liver abscess or amebic colitis, is extremely uncommon. Here, we report a 70-year-old man presenting with pulmonary amebiasis and coexisting lung adenocarcinoma. During his first-time hospitalization, the diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2014

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Tissue destruction in amebiasis: chew on it.
 

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Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2014 Jul;59(2):iii-iv.

 

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2014

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Asymptomatic intestinal amebiasis in Japanese HIV-1-infected individuals.
 

Author(s): Koji Watanabe, Naoyoshi Nagata, Katsunori Sekine, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Toru Igari, Junko Tanuma, Yoshimi Kikuchi, Shinichi Oka, Hiroyuki Gatanaga

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2014 Oct;91(4):816-20.

 

Seventy-one asymptomatic human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) -infected individuals who underwent colonoscopy for detection of diseases other than amebiasis were included in this study. Ulcerative lesions caused by Entamoeba histolytica were identified by colonoscopy and biopsy ...

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2014

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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 ChacĂ­n-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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Parasitic Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract
 

Status: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 5 Aug 2015

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Auranofin PK Following Oral Dose Administration
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Amoebiasis

 

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2014

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Auranofin Trial for GI Protozoa
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Amoebic Dysentery; Giardiasis

 

Last Updated: 19 May 2016

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