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 ...
Entamoebidae. A taxonomic family within the order Mastigamoebida – certain amoebas.
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The species Entamoeba invadens is considered to be a serious pathogen of snakes and lizards (especially captive animals). Site of infection: Trophozoites generally infect the large intestinal mucosa but under certain conditions they may perforate the gut and invade other organs (especially liver, lungs and brain).