[Phagocytosis of human erythrocytes by Entamoeba histolytica. Quantitative study].

Abstract

The degree of eythrophagocytosis of two recently isolated strains of E. histolytica was measured by microscopic examination. Amebas isolated from a patient with amebic rectocolitis (strain HM22:IMSS, monoxenic) ingested human red blood cells faster and in larger numbers than trophozoites isolated from an asymptomatic carrier (HM27:IMSS, monoxenic). The… (More)

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@article{Trissl1978PhagocytosisOH, title={[Phagocytosis of human erythrocytes by Entamoeba histolytica. Quantitative study].}, author={Dorothea Trissl and Adolpho Martinez-Palomo and Manuel de la Torre and Rafael E de la Hoz and E P{\'e}rez de S{\'u}arez}, journal={Archivos de investigacion medica}, year={1978}, volume={9 Suppl 1}, pages={219-22} }