amoebic dysentery

Entamoeba histolytica

(Anaerobic parasite) Causes Amoebic dysentery or Amoebiasis. Distribution: Worldwide. Habits & Habitat:   Found in large intestine (colon) of man, in both mucosal & sub-mucosal layers of it. It feeds on tissue and RBCs mainly. Secrete a toxic substance to dissolve mucous lining of the intestine. It gradually recedes deep in the mucosal & sub-mucosal […]

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