Amebiasis

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Amebiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Amebiasis" returned 102 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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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: 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: 24 Mar 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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