Endolimax


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Endolimax

(en'dō-lī'maks),
A genus of small nonpathogenic amebae parasitic in the large intestine of humans and other animals.
[endo- + G. leimax, a meadow or garden]

Endolimax

a genus of amebas found in the colon of humans, other mammals, birds, amphibians and cockroaches; none of them appear to be pathogenic.

Endolimax caviae
found in guinea pigs.
Endolimax nana
found in humans and monkeys.
Endolimax ratti
found in rats.
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in 42% of pigs), Endolimax nana protozoa (32%), Iodoamoeba buetschli protozoa (25%), and other flagellates (4.
soli (31-40%), Endolimax nana (11-15%), lodamoeba buetschlii (0-2%), Chilomastix mesnili (16-30%), and Giardia duodenalis.
Various genera of Protozoa (including Entamoeba, Endolimax, Iodamoeba, Balantidium, Giardia and Blastocystis), nematodes (such as Strongyloides, Trichuris, Ascaris, Enterobius, Trichostrongylus and hookworms) and one trematode (a dicrocoeliid) were identified.
Bacteria Viruses Acinetobacter spp (3) Coxsackievirus (3) Campylobacter spp (12,13) enteroviruses (24) Chlamydia trachomatis (14,15) poliovirus (3) Enterobacter spp (3) rotavirus (11) Enterococcus spp (3) Parasites Escherichia coli O157:H7 (6,16-19) Cryptosporidium parvum (25) Helicobactor pylori (9) Endolimax nana (26) Klebsiella spp (3) Entamoeba coli (26) Proteus spp (3) Entamoeba histolytica (26) Psuedomonas spp (3) Giardia lamblia (5,27-29) Salmonella enteritidis (7,20) Isospora spp (26) Shigella sonnei (16,21,22) Sarcocystis spp (30) Staphylococcus aureus (22,23) Toxoplsma gondii (31) Streptococcus (22) Vibrio cholerae (10) Yersinia pseudotuberculosis (8) Table 2.
As especies mais prevalentes foram Endolimax nana, Entamoeba coli, Blastocystis sp.
Enteroparasitos N % Protozoarios * Endolimax nana 89 67,9 ** Entamoeba coli 47 35,9 Blastocystis sp.
Entamoeba coli and Endolimax nana were the most commonly detected protozoan parasites, while Isospora, Cryptosporidia and other Coccidia species were less common (Table I).
Other parasites found and rates of infection were: Endolimax nana (9.
In a stool specimen, Entamoeba histolytica, Trichiuris trichura, Endolimax nana, and Blastocystis hominis were observed; stool cultures were negative.