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Host range: Entamoeba histolytica is predominantly found in primates (including humans) and occasionally in dogs, cats, cattle and pigs. The parasite has a worldwide distribution and is prevalent in tropical and subtropical countries. However, it is readily confused with Entamoeba dispar, an identical species but apparently not pathogenic.Human enteric amoebaeCyst diameterNumber of nuclei per cystNuclear characteristicsEntamoeba histolytica10-15 µm4cartwheelEntamoeba polecki10-15 µm4cartwheelEntamoeba dispar10-15 µm4cartwheelEntamoeba hartmanni7-9 µm4cartwheel
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Entamoebidae Chatton, 1925, emend. Cavalier-Smith, 1993: taxonomy/phylogenetic: World Register of Marine Species: Notes: Groups interested in participating in the ...
Entamoebidae Chatton, 1925, p. 76 Alternative classifications . see "Entamoebida" References . Chatton, É. (1925). Pansporella perplexa, amoebiens à spores ...
Entamoeba is a member of the Entamoebidae, a deep lineage within the Archamoebae (Pánek et al., 2016). Entamoeba species use pseudopodia for locomotion and lack flagella, a morphologically identifiable Golgi apparatus, peroxisomes and canonical mitochondria (Loftus et al., 2005; Ptáčková et al.,
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Entamoeba are pseudopod-forming, protozoan parasites in the phylum Amoebozoa, class Archamoebae and family Entamoebidae.
Entamoeba is a genus of Amoebozoa found as internal parasites or commensals of animals. In 1875, Fedor Lösch described the first proven case of amoebic dysentery in St. Petersburg, Russia. He referred to the amoeba he observed microscopically as Amoeba coli; however, it is not clear whether he was using this as a descriptive term or intended ...