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  • Amebic liver abscess by Entamoeba histolytica. [Review]
    World J Clin Cases. 2022 Dec 26; 10(36):13157-13166.Usuda D, Tsuge S, … Sugita M
  • Amebic liver abscesses (ALAs) are the most commonly encountered extraintestinal manifestation of human invasive amebiasis, which results from Entamoeba histolytica (E. histolytica) spreading extraintestinally. Amebiasis can be complicated by liver abscess in 9% of cases, and ALAs led to almost 50000 fatalities worldwide in 2010. Although there have been fewer and fewer cases in the past several y…
  • Dual-Mode Gold Nanoparticle-Based Method for Early Detection of Acanthamoeba. [Journal Article]
    Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Nov 28; 23(23)Pastrana C, Guerreiro JRL, … Huete-Toral F
  • Acanthamoeba keratitis is an aggressive and rapidly progressing ocular pathology whose main risk factor is the use of contact lenses. An early and differential diagnosis is considered the main factor to prevent the progression and improve the prognosis of the pathology. However, current diagnosis techniques require time, complex and costly materials making an early diagnosis challenging. Thus, th…
  • Amebic Liver Abscess Complicated With a Pleural Effusion: A Case Report. [Case Reports]
    Cureus. 2022 Oct; 14(10):e30126.Salazar MS, Maya CD, … Surainder A
  • Amebiasis is a fecal-oral transmitted parasitic infection caused by the protozoan Entamoeba histolytica, and is generally seen in migrants and travelers of endemic areas. Extraintestinal infection often involves the liver, causing amebic liver abscesses. Twenty to thirty percent of these patients have pleuropulmonary involvement as a complication. The diagnosis is based on clinical, imaging, and …
  • Resistance of Blastocystis to chlorine and hydrogen peroxide. [Journal Article]
    Parasitol Res. 2023 Jan; 122(1):167-176.Martín-Escolano R, Ng GC, … Tsaousis AD
  • Blastocystis is a ubiquitous, widely distributed protist inhabiting the gastrointestinal tract of humans and other animals. The organism is genetically diverse, and so far, at least 28 subtypes (STs) have been identified with ST1-ST9 being the most common in humans. The pathogenicity of Blastocystis is controversial. Several routes of transmission have been proposed including fecal-oral (e.g., zo…
  • Occurrence of Naegleria fowleri and their implication for health - a look under the One Health approaches. [Review]
    Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2022 09; 246:114053.Leal Dos Santos D, Chaúque BJM, … Rott MB
  • One Health approaches are becoming increasingly necessary in the world we live in. Human beings, animals, plants and the environment are intrinsically interconnected and when some intervention occurs, mainly through the action of man himself, everyone suffers the consequences. The objective of this review was to collect data about the occurrence and dispersion of Naegleria fowleri, an amphizoic f…
  • Balamuthia mandrillaris Granulomatous Amoebic Encephalitis: The First African Experience. [Case Reports]
    J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2022 Dec 28; 11(12):578-581.Tootla HD, Eley BS, … Nuttall JJC
  • We report the first case of Balamuthia mandrillaris granulomatous amoebic encephalitis definitively acquired in Africa. Our case emphasizes initial nonspecific dermatological features, delays in confirmation of the diagnosis, difficulties accessing recommended medication, and uncertainty about optimal treatment of a disease with a frequently fatal outcome.
  • StatPearls: Amebic Liver Abscess [BOOK]
    StatPearls. StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL)Jackson-AkersJasmine Y.JYSovah Health DanvillePrakashVidhyaVSouthern Illinois UniversityOliverTony I.TIUniversity Of South DakotaBOOK
  • Amebiasis is a parasitic infection caused by the protozoan, Entamoeba histolytica; transmitted through fecal-oral route. The infection can manifest ranging from an asymptomatic state to multiple complications associated with liver abscesses. Amebic liver abscess is the most common extraintestinal manifestation of amebiasis. Men between the ages of 18 and 50 are most commonly affected. Areas with …
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