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]
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The highest outbreaks of protozoan infections were related to Blastocystis hominis whereas Endolimax nana showed the lowest incidence (Figure 1).
6.6 Strongyloides stercoralis 4.4 Cystoisospora belli 4.4 Trichuris trichiura 2.2 Commensals parasites (%) Entamoeba coli 31.1 Endolimax nana 26.6 Entamoeba hartmanni 4.4 Table 2.
Phylogeny of the genera Entamoeba and Endolimax as deduced from smallsubunit ribosomal RNA sequences.
Eleven species were identified, comprising 79.7% protozoa (Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba histolytica/Entamoeba dispar, Entamoeba coli, Endolimax nana, Iodamoeba bUtschlii) and 20.3% helminths Hymenolepis nana, Strongyloides stercoralis, Trichuris trichiura, Ascaris lumbricoides, hookworms, and Taenia sp.
This study demonstrated that prevalence of waterborne commensal protozoa (Endolimax nana, Iodamoeba butschlii, and Entamoeba coli) and E.
Entamoeba coli (42%), Endolimax nana (23%), Giardia lamblia (16%), and Entamoeba hartmanni (10%) were the main protozoa detected.
Of this percentage, 78.6% corresponded to protozoa while 21.4% to helminths (Entamoeba coli, Entamoeba hartmanni, Entamoeba histolytica, Endolimax nana, Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, Strongyloides stercoralis) (9).
Segundo Borges, Marciano e Oliveira (2011), os enteroparasitas mais frequentes no Brasil sao os helmintos Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura e ancilostomideos, os protozoarios Entamoeba histolytica e Giardia lamblia, caracterizados por serem patogenicos, e os comensais Endolimax nana e Entamoeba coli.
Entre los protozoos comensales, Entamoeba coli fue mas frecuente en la mayoria de las provincias, con excepcion de Corrientes y Salta, donde fue Endolimax nana.
(44,02%), Entamoeba coli (32,06%) Endolimax nana (25,36%) Ascaris lumbricoides (23,92%) Trichuris trichiura (6,70%).