KEGG   DISEASE: Amoebiasis
Entry
H00360                      Disease                                

Name
Amoebiasis
Description
Amoebiasis is a parasitic disease of gastrointestinal tract caused by Entamoeba histolytica (E. histolytica), an extracellular parasitic protozoan. People living in Central and South America and Africa are at highest risk of infection. Although the majority of individuals infected with E. histolytica remain asymptomatic, some present with amoebic colitis and disseminated disease. Ingestion of contaminated water and food causes this disease.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Parasitic infections (protists)
  Infections caused by Amoebozoa
   H00360  Amoebiasis
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Gastroenteritis or colitis of infectious origin
   Protozoal intestinal infections
    1A36  Amoebiasis
     H00360  Amoebiasis
Pathway
hsa05146  Amoebiasis
Pathogen
Entamoeba histolytica [GN:ehi]
Drug
Tetracycline hydrochloride [DR:D02122]
Metronidazole [DR:D00409]
Doxycycline [DR:D00307]
Doxycycline hyclate [DR:D02129]
Doxycycline calcium [DR:D03903]
Minocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00850]
Paromomycin sulfate [DR:D00868]
Erythromycin [DR:D00140]
Erythromycin ethylsuccinate [DR:D01361]
Erythromycin stearate [DR:D02184]
Tinidazole [DR:D01426]
Chloroquine phosphate [DR:D02125]
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1A36
ICD-10: A06
MeSH: D000562
MedlinePlus: 000298
Reference
  Authors
Carrero JC, Reyes-Lopez M, Serrano-Luna J, Shibayama M, Unzueta J, Leon-Sicairos N, de la Garza M
  Title
Intestinal amoebiasis: 160 years of its first detection and still remains as a health problem in developing countries.
  Journal
Int J Med Microbiol 310:151358 (2020)
DOI:10.1016/j.ijmm.2019.151358
Reference
  Authors
Kantor M, Abrantes A, Estevez A, Schiller A, Torrent J, Gascon J, Hernandez R, Ochner C
  Title
Entamoeba Histolytica: Updates in Clinical Manifestation, Pathogenesis, and Vaccine Development.
  Journal
Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018:4601420 (2018)
DOI:10.1155/2018/4601420
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