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A genus of ameboid protozoa characterized by the presence of beaded chromatin on the inner surface of the nuclear membrane. Its organisms are parasitic in invertebrates and vertebrates, including humans.
(Source: National Library of Medicine 2013 MeSH Scope Note and Classification)
Figure 3 was contributed by Natalie Bowman MD, Myron Cohen MD, David Wohl MD, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases; Charles Anthony MD and Joshua Unger MD, Department of Surgery; Kevin Greene MD and Norris Nolan MD, Department of Pathology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. Please also refer to the Contributing Authors page for the list of IDSA 2012 case contributors. This image and the related case were originally presented at IDWeek 2012, a joint effort of Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medical Association, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS), and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) during an interactive session on Fellows' Day. Copyright Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA), 2012. Used with permission.
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  1. National Library of Medicine 2013 MeSH Scope Note and Classification

National Library of Medicine MeSH Classification

Entamoeba histolytica