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Amebiasis

Condition 101

What are the alternative names for Amebiasis?

  • Amoebic dysentery due to Entamoeba histolytica
  • Amoebiasis due to Entamoeba histolytica
  • Amebic dysentery
  • Intestinal amebiasis

Latest Research

Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Amebic Liver Abscess Refractory to Metronidazole (MNZ) and Percutaneous Drainage
  • Journal: BMC surgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Drainage with Intraoperative Ultrasonography
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a 53-year-old man with amebic liver abscess refractory to metronidazole (MNZ) treated with preoperative computed tomography (CT) and percutaneous and surgical drainage with intraoperative ultrasonography (IOUS).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Uncomplicated Amebic Liver Abscess
  • Journal: Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Varied
  • Number of Patients: 570
  • Published —
In this review of the literature, researchers evaluated the best treatments for uncomplicated amebic liver abscesses.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Therapy-Resistant Acanthamoeba Keratitis
  • Journal: Advances in therapy
  • Treatment Used: early penetrating keratoplasty A Chaud
  • Number of Patients: 23
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of early emergency penetrating keratoplasty in therapy-resistant Acanthamoeba keratitis.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Synchronous Amoebic Liver Abscess and Bleeding Colonic Ulcers
  • Journal: The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopy
  • Number of Patients: 52
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using endoscopic management to treat patients with synchronous amoebic liver abscesses and bleeding colonic ulcers.

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trial
Drug
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Study Type: Drug
  • Participants: 150
  • Start Date: January 1, 2018
Parasitic Ulcer Treatment Trial Pilot
Clinical Trial
Drug
  • Status: Recruiting
  • Study Type: Drug
  • Participants: 136
  • Start Date: August 19, 2016
Phase IIa Randomized, Single-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of the Reprofiled Drug Auranofin for GI Protozoa
Clinical Trial
Drug
  • Status: Active, not recruiting
  • Study Type: Drug
  • Participants: 200
  • Start Date: November 2012
Is it Effective to Treat Patients With Blastocystis Hominis Infection? A Double-blind Placebo Controlled Randomized Trial