all amebae except one exist in 2 forms. what are they
trophozoite and cyst
what is a trophozoite
a motile, actively feeding multiplying form, susceptible to destruction outside the host
most cysts are considered what?
all intestinal amebae have what
what are karyosomes
clumps of chromatin material found within the nuclei
the size configuration and location of karyosomes are distinctive for each ameba and are helpful in what
the only truly significant pathogen among the amebae is what
what disease is caused by entamoeba histolytica
-diarrhea with blood and mucous
definition of commensal
not known to cause human disease
which amebae is not a commensal
what is diagnostic for entamoeba histolytica
how many nuclei do immature cysts contain?
less than 4
what condition is only related to entaboeba histolytica
extra intestinal infection
what is the shape of the ulcer formed from histolytica entomoeba
should a patient get treated for entomoeba histolytica even if they don't have symptoms?
two classes of amebicidal agents for amebiasis
how can you tell if an amoeba is entamoeba hartmanni or entomoeba histolytica?
no RBC's present in hartmanni
describe entamoeba coli
unevenly distributed chromatin in clumps
what insects are known to carry entamoeba coli