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In recent years leishmaniasis has become a serious Public Health problem in Italy. The coexistence of infected dogs, vectors and humans, makes urban areas suitable environment for the spread of this zoonotic disease. With the purpose to improve the current system for the control of leishmaniasis in urban areas, the authors report their experiences carrying… (More)
In this paper we describe the polyamine biosynthesis and oxidation processes, giving an overview about recent results in free-living Amoebae. The protozoa polyamine levels are different in comparison with mammalian cells. Also, the polyamine levels in protozoa cells change if these species are pathological or not for the human beings. All the amoeba strains… (More)
The authors point out the frequency of intestinal parasitism in Zinvie (Benin). Out of 18,512 samples, 9,554 (51.60%) were found positive. The main parasites found were: Ankylostoma duodenale, Ascaris lumbricoides, Amoeba, Giardia lamblia. The authors underline the polyparaitism 16.75%.
The AA. refer on the first Italian case of amoebae "Limax" primitive myelitis in a 25-year-old man. Microscopical observation showed amoebae free-living, but their cultivation and identification were not possible. The patient recovered because of the propriety of diagnosis and therapy with amphotericin B.