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 ...
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Entamoeba histolytica. 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.
Entamoebidae Chatton, 1925, p. 76 Alternative classifications . see "Entamoebida" References . Chatton, É. (1925). Pansporella perplexa, amoebiens à spores ...
Entamoeba invadens este o amibă parazită a șerpilor, a broaștelor țestoase și a altor reptile. Spre deosebire de E. histolytica, care necesită temperaturi de 36°-37°C, E. invadens este ceva mai mare și mai ușor de cultivat, crescând optimal la 26°C. Entamoebele pot fi crescute în cultură în combinații cu una sau mai multe ...
Archamoebae. The Archamoebae are a group of protists originally thought to have evolved before the acquisition of mitochondria by eukaryotes. They include genera that are internal parasites or commensals of animals ( Entamoeba and Endolimax ). A few species are human pathogens, causing diseases such as amoebic dysentery.
Cavalier-Smith (1993) From Kingdom Protozoa and its 18 phyla. In Kingdom Protozoa, Subkingdom Dictyozoa, Branch Bikonta, Infrakingdom Neozoa. Parvkingdom Entamoebia parvking. nov. Phylum Entamoebia phyl. nov. Class Entamoebea Cavalier-Smith, 1991. Order Entamoebida ord. nov.
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