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What is Entamoeba histolytica?

What is Entamoeba histolytica?

  • Entamoeba histolytica: Parasitic digestive infection.
  • Entamoeba histolytica: A species of parasitic protozoa causing ENTAMOEBIASIS and amebic dysentery (DYSENTERY, AMEBIC). Characteristics include a single nucleus containing a small central karyosome and peripheral chromatin that is finely and regularly beaded.
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Entamoeba histolytica: Introduction

Types of Entamoeba histolytica:

Broader types of Entamoeba histolytica:

How serious is Entamoeba histolytica?

Complications of Entamoeba histolytica: see complications of Entamoeba histolytica

What causes Entamoeba histolytica?

Causes of Entamoeba histolytica: see causes of Entamoeba histolytica
Risk factors for Entamoeba histolytica: see risk factors for Entamoeba histolytica

What are the symptoms of Entamoeba histolytica?

Symptoms of Entamoeba histolytica: see symptoms of Entamoeba histolytica

Complications of Entamoeba histolytica: see complications of Entamoeba histolytica

Can anyone else get Entamoeba histolytica?

Contagion of Entamoeba histolytica: Spread by ingesting contaminated food or water.
More information: see contagiousness of Entamoeba histolytica
Inheritance: see inheritance of Entamoeba histolytica

Entamoeba histolytica: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Entamoeba histolytica.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Entamoeba histolytica.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Entamoeba histolytica: Gastroenterologist, Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Entamoeba histolytica.
Treatments for Entamoeba histolytica: see treatments for Entamoeba histolytica
Research for Entamoeba histolytica: see research for Entamoeba histolytica

Organs Affected by Entamoeba histolytica:

Organs and body systems related to Entamoeba histolytica include:

Name and Aliases of Entamoeba histolytica

Main name of condition: Entamoeba histolytica

Class of Condition for Entamoeba histolytica: parasite

Other names or spellings for Entamoeba histolytica:

Entamoebiasis Source - Diseases Database

Entamoeba histolytica: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Entamoeba histolytica:

  • Hepatic amebiasis
  • Pleuropulmonary amebiasis
  • Cerebral amebiasis
  • Invasive amebiasis
  • Cardiac amebiasis
  • Renal amebiasis
  • Genitourinary amebiasis
  • Cutaneous amebiasis
  • Amebic infection

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