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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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UN ranks ‘Top 10’ food borne parasites with release of new guidelines

1 July 2014, Rome – A “Top Ten” list identifying the food-borne parasites of greatest global concern has been released today, and new guidelines are being developed to control them. The parasites More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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American Samoa reports amebiasis outbreak

Epidemiologists in American Samoa are investigating an outbreak of the protozoan parasite, Entamoeba histolytica, which according to report, has sickened more than two dozen. Half of the 26 people stricken with More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Entamoeba histolytica: New research shows amoeba kills cells by ‘biting’

Research published yesterday in the journal Nature show how the parasitic amoeba, Entamoeba histolytica kills human cells–by amoebic trogocytosis. According to the paper, researchers say that the amoebae More...



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