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Classification and external resources
ICD-10 A06.
ICD-9 006
MeSH D004749
Life-cycle of the Entamoeba histolytica

Entamebiasis[1] (or entamoebiasis) [2] is a term for the infection more commonly known as amoebiasis.

It became the preferred term in MeSH in 1991,[3] but the term amoebiasis is used by the World Health Organization [4][5] and by those working in the field of amoebiasis research.


  1. ^ entamebiasis at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
  2. ^ "entamebiasis - Definition from Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary". Retrieved 2009-01-02.  
  3. ^ MeSH Entamoebiasis
  4. ^ WHO (1969). "Amoebiasis. Report of a WHO Expert Committee". WHO Technical Report Series 421: 1โ€“52.  
  5. ^ WHO (1997). "WHO/PAHO/UNESCO report. A consultation with experts on amoebiasis. Mexico City, Mexico 28โ€“29 January 1997.". Epidemiological Bulletin 18 (1): 13โ€“14.  


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