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  1. Entamoeba histolytica is an anaerobic parasitic amoebozoan, part of the genus Entamoeba. Predominantly infecting humans and other primates causing amoebiasis, E. histolytica is estimated to infect about 35-50 million people worldwide. E. histolytica infection is estimated to kill more than 55,000 people each year.

  2. Apr 25, 2021 · Entamoeba histolytica is a protozoan that causes intestinal amebiasis as well as extraintestinal manifestations. Although 90 percent of E. histolytica infections are asymptomatic, nearly 50 million people become symptomatic, with about 100,000 deaths yearly.[1] Amebic infections are more prevalent in countries with lower socioeconomic conditions.[2]

  3. Dec 02, 2018 · Entamoeba histolytica is the responsible parasite of amoebiasis and remains one of the top three parasitic causes of mortality worldwide.With increased travel and emigration to developed countries, infection is becoming more common in nonendemic areas.

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  4. Amebiasis is a disease caused by the parasite Entamoeba histolytica. It can affect anyone, although it is more common in people who live in tropical areas with poor sanitary conditions. Diagnosis can be difficult because other parasites can look very similar to E. histolytica when seen under a microscope. Infected people do not always become ...

  5. Entamoeba histolytica is an intestinal dwelling parasite in the human gastrointestinal tract that causes diseases such as amebiasis, amebic colitis and amebic liver abscesses. In most cases, E. histolytica colonizes the host's gut without causing symptoms or disease.

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