Entamoeba coli


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Ent·a·moe·ba co·'li

nonpathogenic species of ameba that occurs in the large intestine of humans, other primates, dogs, and possibly pigs; often confused with Entamoeba histolytica, but distinguished by nuclear details and by the number of nuclei and the form of chromatoidals in the cyst.

Ent·a·moe·ba co·li

(ent'ă-mē'bă kō'lī)
Nonpathogenic strain of the parasite that occurs in the human large intestine; often confused with E. histolytica.

Entamoeba coli

A species of ameba normally found in the human intestinal tract. This species is nonpathogenic to humans.
See also: Entamoeba
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Seven pathogenic organisms (hookworms, Giardia lamblia, Trichuris trichiura, Strongyloides stercoralis, Ascaris lumbricoides, Taenia sp., Hymenolepis nana), three commensal species (Endolimax nana, Iodamoeba butschlii, Entamoeba coli) and one undefined (Entamoeba histolytica/Entamoeba dispar complex) were detected.
This study demonstrated that prevalence of waterborne commensal protozoa (Endolimax nana, Iodamoeba butschlii, and Entamoeba coli) and E.
-- -- -- Endolimax nana 102 (11,29%) 45 (4,98%) 244 (27,02%) Entamoeba coli 31 (3,43%) 23 (2,54%) 79 (8,74%) Entamoeba histolytica 4 (0,44%) 7 (0,77%) 19 (2,10%) Iodamoeba butschlii 1 (0,11%) 2 (0,22%) 6 (0,66%) Giardia sp.
16 2-Grams negative Bacteroides ovatus 3 2-parasite Entamoeba gingivalis 53 Trichomonas tenax 27 Entamoeba coli 2 Iodamoeba butschlii 1 Chilomastix mesnili 1 Giardia lambelia 1 3-Yeast Candida albicans 34
domestica en Lima-Peru, hallando los siguientes especies: Endolimax nana, Blastocystis hominis, Entamoeba hartmanni, Entamoeba coli, Cyclospora cayetanensis, Giardia lamblia y Toxocara canis.
Taenia sp, Hymenolepis nana, Entamoeba coli and Iodamoeba butschlii were considered accessory, that is, occurring in 25 - 50% of the samples.
In this study, all the volunteers were infected by different parasites such as Giardia, Trichuris, Ascaris, Hookworm, Entamoeba coli, and Iodamoeba.
Em um total de 240 amostras fecais, obtivemos em previa de 136 amostras analisadas, uma positividade para o mes de Janeiro de 5.44% com uma amostra positiva para Entamoeba coli, 2 positivas para Endolimax nana e 1 positiva para Giardia lamblia conforme representado no Graficol.
The parasites detected were Hookworm (6.5%), Entamoeba histolytica (4.4%), Schistosoma mansoni (2.9%), Giardia lamblia (2.5%), Entamoeba coli (2.3%), Isospora belli (1.7%), Strongyloides stercoralis (1.0%), Faciola spp.
Likewise, the formalin-ether technique concentrated 7.73 (p = 0.008), 3.25 (p = 0.021) and 4.5 (p = 0.01) times more cysts of Entamoeba coli than the above mentioned techniques.