Entamoeba moshkovskii | definition of Entamoeba moshkovskii by Medical dictionary
a species of ameba very similar to Entamoeba histolytica, probably not infective in humans, but a cause of diagnostic difficulties because it has been recovered from human sewage and may be responsible for false-positive results in tests of sewage plant effluents.
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Entamoeba moshkovskii is associated with diarrhea in infants and causes diarrhea and colitis in mice.
Entamoeba moshkovskii infections in children, Bangladesh.
The Laredo strain and other Entamoeba histolytica--like amoebae are Entamoeba moshkovskii