Subject: Entamoeba | Letters to the Editor | Entamoeba Bangladeshi | Medicine | parasite | R | RC109-216 | Letter | ribosomal RNA | Infectious and parasitic diseases | phylogeny | parasites | Bangladesh | polymerase chain reaction
mesheuropmc: fluids and secretions | digestive system diseases | parasitic diseases
: TO THE EDITOR: Diarrheal diseases have a major effect on global health, particularly the health of malnourished children (1). The enteric parasites Entamoeba histolytica and E. moshkovskii are potential causes of diarrheal disease in children (2). For the past 20 year... View more
2. Shimokawa C, Kabir M, Taniuchi M, Mondal M, Kobayashi S, Ali IK, Entamoeba moshkovskii is associated with diarrhea in infants and causes diarrhea and colitis in mice. J Infect Dis. 2012 Jun 21; [Epub ahead of print].
4. Petri WA Jr, Haque R Entamoeba species, including Amebiasis. In: Mandell GL, JE Bennett, R Dolin, eds. Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's principles and practice of infectious diseases, 7th ed. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone; 2010 p. 3411–25.