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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

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DOURADO, Antônio; MACIEL, Amélia  y  ACA, Ivanize da Silva. Occurrence of Entamoeba histolytica/Entamoeba dispar in ambulatory patients of Recife, PE. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 2006, vol.39, n.4, pp. 388-389. ISSN 0037-8682.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0037-86822006000400015.

The objective this study was to determine the occurrence of the species Entamoeba histolytica/Entamoeba díspar in clinical samples of ambulatory patients in Pernambuco. A specific assay for Entamoeba histolytica was used in this study, which identified no positive fecal samples among the 213 patients. These results confirm that E. dispar is the dominant species in Pernambuco State.

Palabras llave : Amebiasis; Entamoeba histolytica [Entamoeba dispar]; Immunological diagnosis.

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