original-paper | 05-August-2020
cases, the amebae may spread from the gastrointestinal tract to the liver and cause the formation of ulcerations and abscesses, resulting in amoebic liver abscesses (Haque et al. 2003).
Entamoeba dispar and Entamoeba moshkovskii are nonpathogenic intestinal protozoa that are morphologically identical to E. histolytica but are genetically and biochemically different (Clark and Diamond 1991; Diamond and Clark 1993). Previous studies showed that the infection rate of E. dispar in developed countries is
SHLER AKRAM FAQE MAHMOOD,
HAWRI MUSTAFA BAKR
Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 69 , ISSUE 3, 263–272