Order Amoebida

Known as: Amebidas, amoebas, Amebida 
An order of ameboid protozoa that is commonly uninucleate and possess mitochondria. Most organisms are nonpathogenic.
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Infections caused by Naegleria fowleri, Acanthamoeba spp., and Balamuthia mandrillaris occur throughout the world and pose many… (More)
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2005
2005
Balamuthia mandrillaris is a free-living ameba that causes granulomatous amebic encephalitis in both immunocompromised and… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Intestinal parasites cause significant morbidity and mortality. Diseases caused by Enterobius vermicularis, Giardia lamblia… (More)
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2002
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2002
Free-living amebas are widely distributed in soil and water, particularly members of the genera Acanthamoeba and NAEGLERIA: Since… (More)
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2000
2000
The migratory pathway of Naegleria fowleri from the nasal submucosa to the central nervous system (CNS) during the early stage of… (More)
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1997
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1997
Amebas belonging to the genera Naegleria, Acanthamoeba and Balamuthia are free-living, amphizoic and opportunistic protozoa that… (More)
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1997
1997
A panel of monoclonal antibodies was raised from mice immunized with a membrane preparation from Entamoeba histolytica, the… (More)
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1992
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1992
Acanthamoeba species and leptomyxid organisms are free-living amebas that cause meningoencephalitis, primarily in… (More)
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1990
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1990
Small free-living amebas belonging to the genera Acanthamoeba and Naegleria occur world-wide. They have been isolated from a… (More)
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1988
1988
Invasion of human tissues by the parasitic protozoan Entamoeba histolytica is a multistep process involving, as a first step, the… (More)
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