Factors associated with the detection of Entamoeba histolytica in homosexual men.

@article{Law1991FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with the detection of Entamoeba histolytica in homosexual men.},
  author={Calvin H. L. Law and J C Walker and Mohamed Qassim},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={1991},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={346-50}
}
In a study of bowel parasites in 128 Australian homosexual men attending a sexually transmitted diseases (STD) clinic, Entamoeba histolytica was detected in 37%, Giardia intestinalis in 3% and at least one protozoan in 81% of the group. There was no evidence of pathogenicity of E. histolytica, nor was there any association between the detection of E. histolytica and sexual practices, gastrointestinal symptoms, proctitis, human immunodeficiency virus antibody result or T-cell subset values… CONTINUE READING