endolimax

Summary

Summary: A genus of ameboid protozoa found in the intestines of vertebrates and invertebrates.

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  1. Garrido Gonzalez E, Zurabian R, Acuna Soto R. Cyst production and transmission of Entamoeba and Endolimax. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2002;96:119-23 pubmed
    ..of 340 asymptomatic carriers with single or mixed infections of Entamoeba histolytica/Entamoeba dispar, Endolimax nana and Entamoeba coli. It was found that the main source of transmission was a small group of 37 (10...
  2. Tungtrongchitr A, Manatsathit S, Kositchaiwat C, Ongrotchanakun J, Munkong N, Chinabutr P, et al. Blastocystis hominis infection in irritable bowel syndrome patients. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2004;35:705-10 pubmed
    ..6%), Strongyloides stercoralis larvae (1.7%), Giardia lamblia cysts (1.7%), and non-pathogenic protozoa, ie Endolimax nana cysts (5.1%)...
  3. Graczyk T, Shiff C, Tamang L, Munsaka F, Beitin A, Moss W. The association of Blastocystis hominis and Endolimax nana with diarrheal stools in Zambian school-age children. Parasitol Res. 2005;98:38-43 pubmed
    ..Almost half of the stools (49.5%) were diarrhetic. The overall prevalence of Endolimax nana, Schistosoma haematobium, Blastocystis hominis, Giardia lamblia, Cryptosporidium parvum, Encephalitozoon ..
  4. Sahin I, Yazar S, Yaman O, Gözkenç N. [Investigation of intestinal parasites in residents of the Kayseri Karpuzsekisi basin]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2006;30:178-80 pubmed
    ..41%); Entamoeba coli 26, (10.83%); Entamoeba hartmanni, 10 (4.16%); Giardia intestinalis, 7 (2.91%); Endolimax nana, 5 (2.08%); Entamoeba histolytica/E. dispar, 4 (1.66%); and Taenia saginata, 1 (0.41%).
  5. Silberman J, Clark C, Diamond L, Sogin M. Phylogeny of the genera Entamoeba and Endolimax as deduced from small-subunit ribosomal RNA sequences. Mol Biol Evol. 1999;16:1740-51 pubmed
    ..sequenced small-subunit ribosomal RNA genes (16S-like rDNAs) of 10 species belonging to the genera Entamoeba and Endolimax. This study was undertaken to (1) resolve the relationships among the major lineages of Entamoeba previously ..
  6. Zanzani S, Gazzonis A, Epis S, Manfredi M. Study of the gastrointestinal parasitic fauna of captive non-human primates (Macaca fascicularis). Parasitol Res. 2016;115:307-12 pubmed publisher
    ..Protozoans were more frequently detected (87.40%), with Entamoeba coli (85.19%) and Endolimax nana (79.26%) as the most prevalent species shed...
  7. Simões B, Machado Coelho G, Pena J, de Freitas S. [Environmental conditions and prevalence of parasitic infection in Xukuru-Kariri indigenous people, Caldas, Brazil]. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2015;38:42-8 pubmed
    ..6%. The following prevalence rates were recorded: Entamoeba histolytica/dispar, 6.7%; Entamoeba coli, 60.0%; Endolimax nana, 1.8%; and Giardia duodenalis, 6.6%...
  8. Neres Norberg A, Guerra Sanches F, Blanco Moreira Norberg P, Madeira Oliveira J, Santa Helena A, Serra Freire N. [Intestinal Parasitism in Terena Indigenous People of the Province of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil]. Rev Salud Publica (Bogota). 2014;16:859-70 pubmed
    ..Also found were the protozoan species: Cryptosporidium spp., Giardia lamblia, Endolimax nana, Entamoeba coli, and Entamoeba histolytica. 23.1 % of the samples studied were negative. Of the 76...
  9. Kim M, Jung B, Cho J, Kim D, Song H, Lee K, et al. Prevalence of Intestinal Protozoans among Schoolchildren in Suburban Areas near Yangon, Myanmar. Korean J Parasitol. 2016;54:345-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This study planned to investigate the prevalence of Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba coli, Entamoeba histolytica, and Endolimax nana among schoolchildren and their guardians in suburban areas near Yangon, Myanmar...

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  1. Villafañe Ferrer L, Pinilla Pérez M. Intestinal parasites in children and soil from Turbaco, Colombia and associated risk factors. Rev Salud Publica (Bogota). 2016;18:117-128 pubmed publisher
    ..5 % of children. 162 parasites were observed; the most frequent protozoan was Endolimax nana (30.3 %) and in terms of helminthes, the most frequent was Ascaris lumbricoides (4.9 %)...
  2. Kitvatanachai S, Rhongbutsri P. Intestinal parasitic infections in suburban government schools, Lak Hok subdistrict, Muang Pathum Thani, Thailand. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2013;6:699-702 pubmed publisher
    ..histolytica) and Blastocystis hominis (B. hominis). The highest prevalence of non-pathogenic protozoa was Endolimax nana (E. nana) which was found in 88.9%, followed by 11.1% of Entamoeba coli (E. coli)...
  3. Casavechia M, Lonardoni M, Venazzi E, Campanerut Sá P, da Costa Benalia H, Mattiello M, et al. Prevalence and predictors associated with intestinal infections by protozoa and helminths in southern Brazil. Parasitol Res. 2016;115:2321-9 pubmed publisher
    ..0, 95 % CI 2.16-167.52), between Endolimax nana and the absence of a kitchen garden (p?<?0...
  4. Constenla M, Padrós F, del Pozo R, Palenzuela O. Development of different diagnostic techniques for Endolimax piscium (archamoebae) and their applicability in Solea senegalensis clinical samples. J Fish Dis. 2016;39:1433-1443 pubmed publisher
    Systemic amoebiasis of sole is caused by Endolimax piscium, a cryptic parasitic archamoeba whose epidemiology and pathogeny are yet unknown...
  5. Incani R, Ferrer E, Hoek D, Ramak R, Roelfsema J, Mughini Gras L, et al. Diagnosis of intestinal parasites in a rural community of Venezuela: Advantages and disadvantages of using microscopy or RT-PCR. Acta Trop. 2017;167:64-70 pubmed publisher
    ..4%), Blastocystis sp. (65.8%), and the non-pathogenic Entamoeba coli (28.9%), Entamoeba hartmanni (12.3%), Endolimax nana (19.7%) and Iodamoeba bütschlii (7.5%)...
  6. Abu Madi M, Behnke J, Ismail A, Boughattas S. Assessing the burden of intestinal parasites affecting newly arrived immigrants in Qatar. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:619 pubmed
    ..in prevalence came from Blastocystis hominis as well as from other protozoan species: Giardia duodenalis and Endolimax nana...
  7. Abu Madi M, Behnke J, Boughattas S, Al Thani A, Doiphode S. A decade of intestinal protozoan epidemiology among settled immigrants in Qatar. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;16:370 pubmed publisher
    ..45 %). Giardia duodenalis, Chilomastix mesnili, Entamoeba coli, Entamoeba hartmanni, Endolimax nana, Iodamoeba butschlii, Entamoeba histolytica/dispar, Cryptosporidium sp...
  8. Sarkari B, Hosseini G, Motazedian M, Fararouei M, Moshfe A. Prevalence and risk factors of intestinal protozoan infections: a population-based study in rural areas of Boyer-Ahmad district, Southwestern Iran. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;16:703 pubmed
    ..46%), Blastocystis hominis in 182 (17.76%), Entamoeba histolytica/dispar in 9 (0.87%), Endolimax nana in 216 (21.07%), Entamoeba coli in 151 (14.73%), Ioedamoeba butschlii in 45 (4...
  9. Valença Barbosa C, de Jesus Batista R, Pereira Igreja R, d Avila Levy C, Werneck de Macedo H, Carneiro Santos H. Distribution of Blastocystis subtypes isolated from humans from an urban community in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Parasit Vectors. 2017;10:518 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Endolimax nana (14%), Entamoeba complex (10.5%), Taenia sp. (0.6%), Trichuris trichiura (1...
  10. Simões Silva L, Correia I, Barbosa J, Santos Araújo C, Sousa M, Pestana M, et al. Asymptomatic Effluent Protozoa Colonization in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients. Perit Dial Int. 2016;36:566-9 pubmed publisher
    ..2% of evaluated PD patients, namely Blastocystis hominis, in 2 patients, and Entamoeba sp., Giardia sp., and Endolimax nana in the other 3 patients, respectively...
  11. Mauss J, Retz M, Dilts R, Langland J. Multiple Sampling and SAF-Fixative Triple-Faeces Testing for Dysbiosis and Pathogenic Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Case Report. Altern Ther Health Med. 2017;: pubmed
    ..The faeces test revealed the patient was positive for Blastocystis hominis, Dientamoeba fragilis trophs, Endolimax nana trophs, Entamoeba coli trophs, a-hemolytic Streptococcus, Enterobacter cloacae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and ..
  12. Jeske S, Bianchi T, Moura M, Baccega B, Pinto N, Berne M, et al. Intestinal parasites in cancer patients in the South of Brazil. Braz J Biol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..13.3%) and Cystoisospora belli (4.4%) were identified. The presence of Entamoeba coli, Endolimax nana and Entamoeba hartmanni was also recorded...
  13. Gyang V, Chuang T, Liao C, Lee Y, Akinwale O, Orok A, et al. Intestinal parasitic infections: Current status and associated risk factors among school aged children in an archetypal African urban slum in Nigeria. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..4% (13/384), and 0.5% (2/384) found in Ascaris lumbricoides, Entamoeba histolytica/dispar, Giardia duodenalis, Endolimax nana, Entamoeba coli, Trichuris trichiura, Blastocystis hominis, and hookworm infections, respectively...
  14. Ribas A, Jollivet C, Morand S, Thongmalayvong B, Somphavong S, Siew C, et al. Intestinal Parasitic Infections and Environmental Water Contamination in a Rural Village of Northern Lao PDR. Korean J Parasitol. 2017;55:523-532 pubmed publisher
    ..Six species of intestinal protists were identified, i.e., Blastocystis hominis, Cyclospora spp., Endolimax nana, Entamoeba histolytica/E. dispar, Entamoeba coli, and Giardia lamblia...
  15. Schlosser O, Grall D, Laurenceau M. Intestinal parasite carriage in workers exposed to sewage. Eur J Epidemiol. 1999;15:261-5 pubmed
    ..parasite species were identified among sewage-exposed workers: whipworm, Giardia lamblia, Entamoeba coli and Endolimax nanus. The prevalence mean of intestinal parasite carriage was 11...
  16. Jokipii L, Sargeaunt P, Jokipii A. Coincidence of deficient delayed hypersensitivity and intestinal protozoa in homosexual men. Scand J Infect Dis. 1989;21:563-71 pubmed
    ..2%) 190 parasite infestations, up to 6 per host, were identified. The most frequent species were Endolimax nana (40), Entamoeba coli (38), Entamoeba histolytica (34), Entamoeba hartmanni (32), and Iodamoeba bütschlii (..
  17. Church D, Sutherland L, Gill M, Visser N, Kelly J. Absence of an association between enteric parasites in the manifestations and pathogenesis of HIV enteropathy in gay men. The GI/HIV Study Group. Scand J Infect Dis. 1992;24:567-75 pubmed
    ..Other cases were most frequently colonized with Blastocystis hominis (44%) and Endolimax nana (41%) regardless of the HIV clinical status...
  18. Fotedar R, Shriniwas U, Verma A. Cockroaches (Blattella germanica) as carriers of microorganisms of medical importance in hospitals. Epidemiol Infect. 1991;107:181-7 pubmed
    ..The findings suggest that cockroaches, in hospitals, can act as potential vectors of medically important bacteria/parasites/fungi...
  19. Jelinek T, Ziegler M, Loscher T. [Gnathostomiasis after a stay in Thailand]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 1994;119:1618-22 pubmed
    ..After 2 months the eosinophilia had regressed to 10%, the white cell count was normal and the antibody titre had fallen...
  20. Acuna Soto R, Samuelson J, De Girolami P, Zarate L, Millan Velasco F, Schoolnick G, et al. Application of the polymerase chain reaction to the epidemiology of pathogenic and nonpathogenic Entamoeba histolytica. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1993;48:58-70 pubmed
    ..41, 95% confidence interval [CI] = 3.09, 28.65, P < 0.0004) and Endolimax nana (OR = 6.15, 95% CI = 2.03, 18.17, P < 0.0004)...
  21. Lu C, Sung Y. Epidemiology of Blastocystis hominis and other intestinal parasites among the immigrant population in northeastern Taiwan by routine physical examination for residence approval. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2009;42:505-9 pubmed
    ..Due to the increasing number of immigrants in Taiwan, B. hominis may become a public health problem in Taiwan. This study was performed to determine the prevalence of B. hominis among immigrant populations...
  22. Zaman V, Howe J, Ng M, Goh T. Ultrastructure of the Endolimax nana cyst. Parasitol Res. 2000;86:54-6 pubmed
    This is the first report on the ultrastructure of the Endolimax nana cyst. These cysts are mostly ovoid in shape and have a distinct cyst wall measuring 80 nm. The nuclear membrane is without pores or associated chromatin deposits...
  23. Jiménez Albarrán M, Odda R. [A coprological study of intestinal infections in Northern Morocco (provinces of Tangier, Tetuán and Larache)]. Rev Sanid Hig Publica (Madr). 1994;68:405-18 pubmed
    ..A comparative Study has been made at a provincial, city and areas (urban and rural) level. Also the SPI (simple parasitism index) and the CPI (comparative parasitism index) distribution...
  24. Perez Armengol C, Ariza Astolfi C, Ubeda Ontiveros J, Guevara Benítez D, de Rojas Alvarez M, Lozano Serrano C. [Epidemiology of children's intestinal parasitism in the Guadalquivir Valley, Spain]. Rev Esp Salud Publica. 1997;71:547-52 pubmed
    ..In the present paper, a study about prevalence of intestinal parasites, has been carried out in children from the natural region of the Guadalquivir Valley...
  25. Freites A, Colmenares D, Pérez M, Garcia M, Díaz de Suárez O. [Cryptosporidium sp infections and other intestinal parasites in food handlers from Zulia state, Venezuela]. Invest Clin. 2009;50:13-21 pubmed
    ..05), being most frequent Endolimax nana (42.9%). The general prevalence of the intestinal parasitism was 48.7%, emphasizing E. nana (41...
  26. Walderich B, Burchard G, Knobloch J, Muller L. Development of monoclonal antibodies specifically recognizing the cyst stage of Entamoeba histolytica. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1998;59:347-51 pubmed
    ..Hybridomas were obtained and tested for the recognition of E. histolytica, E. dispar, E. coli, E. hartmanni, Endolimax nana, Jodamoeba biitschlii, and Giardia lamblia...
  27. Force M, Sparks W, Ronzio R. Inhibition of enteric parasites by emulsified oil of oregano in vivo. Phytother Res. 2000;14:213-4 pubmed
    ..adult patients whose stools tested positive for enteric parasites, Blastocystis hominis, Entamoeba hartmanni and Endolimax nana...
  28. Monge R, Chinchilla M, Reyes L. [Seasonality of parasites and intestinal bacteria in vegetables that are consumed raw in Costa Rica]. Rev Biol Trop. 1996;44:369-75 pubmed
    ..05) during the dry season in lettuce (Latuca sativa) and cilantro (Coleandrum sativum) leaves. Cysts of Endolimax nana, Entamoeba coli, Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia intestinalis and Cryptosporidium sp...
  29. Dogan N, Oz Y, Koçman N, Nursal A. [Comparison of individual differences in the direct microscopic examination in the diagnosis of intestinal parasites]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2012;36:211-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim is to emphasise the importance for intestinal parasites' diagnosis by direct microscopic examination and the discrepancies among results from different microscopists...
  30. Hamamci B, Cetinkaya U, Delice S, Ercal B, Gücüyetmez S, Yazar S. [Investigation of intestinal parasites among primary school students in Kayseri-Hac?lar]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2011;35:96-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, 328 students who were investigated in two primary schools between the ages of 6 and 14 in Kayseri-Hac?lar region were analyzed for intestinal parasites...
  31. Franke M, del Castillo H, Pereda Y, Lecca L, Fuertes J, Cárdenas L, et al. Parasite infection and tuberculosis disease among children: a case-control study. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014;90:279-82 pubmed publisher
    ..We observed a statistically significant inverse linear dose-response relationship between Blastocystis hominis infection and TB. These findings should be confirmed in future prospective studies...
  32. Saturnino A, Freira A, Silva E, Nunes J. [Transmission of enteropasitosis through currency notes]. Acta Cir Bras. 2005;20 Suppl 1:262-5 pubmed
  33. Yamamoto Furusho J, Torijano Carrera E. Intestinal protozoa infections among patients with ulcerative colitis: prevalence and impact on clinical disease course. Digestion. 2010;82:18-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Epidemiological and microbiologic studies suggest that enteropathogenic microorganisms play a substantial role in the clinical initiation and relapses of inflammatory bowel disease...
  34. Ptáčková E, Kostygov A, Chistyakova L, Falteisek L, Frolov A, Patterson D, et al. Evolution of Archamoebae: morphological and molecular evidence for pelobionts including Rhizomastix, Entamoeba, Iodamoeba, and Endolimax. Protist. 2013;164:380-410 pubmed publisher
    ..While many nominal species of pelobionts are extremely hard to distinguish by light microscopy, transient pseudopodial characters are worthy of further investigation as taxonomic markers...
  35. Dogan N, Koçman N. [Case of polyparasitism with long-term abdominal pain in a patient]. Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2013;37:157-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Under direct microscopy, Blastocystis hominis, Endolimax nana and Fasciola hepatica were seen...