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  1. Entamoeba coli is a non-pathogenic species of Entamoeba that frequently exists as a commensal parasite in the human gastrointestinal tract. E. coli (not to be confused with the bacterium Escherichia coli) is important in medicine because it can be confused during microscopic examination of stained stool specimens with the pathogenic Entamoeba histolytica.

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    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 ...

  3. Entamoeba histolytica was first of all reported by a Russian Zoologist, Losch (1875), as Amoeba coli from the faeces of a patient suffering from dysentery. The genus Entamoeba was established by Cosagrandi and Barbagallo (1895); it should not, be confused with the genus Endamoeba which was established by Leidy (1879).

  4. Nobel Prize, any of the prizes (five in number until 1969, when a sixth was added) that are awarded annually from a fund bequeathed for that purpose by the Swedish inventor and industrialist Alfred Nobel. The Nobel Prizes are widely regarded as the most prestigious awards given for intellectual achievement in the world. To browse Nobel Prize winners alphabetically, chronologically, and by ...

  5. Free Living Amebic Infections. Balamuthia mandrillaris has been isolated from soil and dust, and also from autopsy specimens of infected humans and animals.B. mandrillaris has two stages, cysts and trophozoites in its life cycle and lacks a flagellate stage.

  6. Entamoeba histolytica is common but only causes illness in about 10% to 20% of those infected. In many cases, Giardia and Cryptosporidium cysts can survive in water for weeks or months and are resistant to low levels of chlorine. The number of those infected with these parasites tends to increase during the summer months when more people are ...

  7. Mar 25, 2010 · Balantidium coli 11. Entamoeba histolytica Trophozoites engulfing detached epithelial cells ingested epithelial cell trophozoite second epithelial cell Parasitology Today Vol. 3, 117 12. Giardia lamblia 13. Leishmania spp. 14. Micorsporidia 15. Plasmodium spp. 16. Sarcocystis spp. 17. Tetrahymena spp. 18.

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