Entamoeba histolytica-like amoebae occurring in man.

  title={Entamoeba histolytica-like amoebae occurring in man.},
  author={Morris Goldman},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={40 3},
  • Morris Goldman
  • Published 1969 in Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Six Entamoeba histolytica-like amoebae of the Laredo-type are compared with classical E. histolytica strains with regard to morphology, temperature-tolerance, response to hypotonic solutions, antigenic make-up, pathogenicity, sensitivity to drugs, and biochemistry. Sharp discontinuities are shown to exist between the 2 groups in some parameters, sufficient, under certain conditions, to justify creation of a new species designation for the Laredo-type amoebae. Nevertheless, this action is not… CONTINUE READING

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