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Amebiasis (Amoebiasis) is a term for disease caused by the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica that primarily infects the human bowel, but can also affect other organs (most commonly the liver). Entamoeba histolytica can exist in two forms – as a short-lived motile trophozoite with the ability to invade different organ systems, and as a long-surviving cyst that is able to colonize a patient.

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UC San Diego establishes new Center For Anti-Parasitic Drug Discovery And Development

UC San Diego establishes new Center For Anti-Parasitic Drug Discovery And Development

Antibiotic use makes immune cells less effective in fighting infections

Antibiotic use makes immune cells less effective in fighting infections

RA drug effective against Entamoeba histolytica

RA drug effective against Entamoeba histolytica

Auranofin effective against amoebas in lab and animal studies

Auranofin effective against amoebas in lab and animal studies

FDA approves Impax's ANDA for generic Doryx 75 and 100mg tablets

FDA approves Impax's ANDA for generic Doryx 75 and 100mg tablets

Research shows rare parasitic disease is transmitted by gay men

Research shows rare parasitic disease is transmitted by gay men

Researchers identify a means of controlling a parasite that kills and eats human cells

Researchers identify a means of controlling a parasite that kills and eats human cells

FDA approves treatment for bacterial vaginosis

FDA approves treatment for bacterial vaginosis