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LP14798-0Acanthamoeba spActive

Description

LP14798-0   Acanthamoeba sp
Acanthamoeba species are ubiquitous soil and freshwater protozoa that have been associated with infections of the human brain, skin, lungs and eyes. Species of Acanthamoeba are distinguished mainly in the form of cysts, and include the following; those marked with an asterisk are known to cause infections. A. astronyxis*, A. castellanii*, A. comandoni, A. culbertsoni*, A. divionensis, A. griffini, A. hatchetti*, A. healyi, A. jacobsi, A. lenticulata, A. lugdunensis*, A. mauritaniensis, A. palestinensis*, A. pearcei, A. polyphaga*, A. pustulosa, A. quina*, A. rhysodes*, A. royreba, A. terricola (renamed A.castellanii Poussard), A. triangularis, and A. tubiashi. Diseases caused by Acanthamoeba include amoebic keratitis and encephalitis.The latter is caused by Acanthamoeba entering cuts and spreading to the central nervous system. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Acanthamoeba

Basic Part Properties

Name
Acanthamoeba sp
Type
Component
Created On
2000-05-04
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Acanthamoeba

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Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
棘阿米巴属
Synonyms: 土壤阿米巴;棘阿米巴;棘阿米巴角膜炎;阿米巴性脑膜脑炎
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Acanthamoeba sp.
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Acanthamoeba sp
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Acanthamoeba sp
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Acanthamœba sp
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Acanthamoeba sp
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Acanthamoeba sp
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Acanthamoeba sp
Synonyms: ameba
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Acanthamoeba sp