Risk Factors for Intestinal Invasive Amebiasis in Japan, 2003–2009
Naoyoshi Nagata , Takuro Shimbo, Junichi Akiyama, Ryo Nakashima, So Nishimura, Tomoyuki Yada, Koji Watanabe, Shinichi Oka, and Naomi Uemura
Author affiliations: National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan (N. Nagata, T. Shimbo, J. Akiyama, R. Nakashima, K. Watanabe, S. Oka); Kohnodai Hospital, Chiba, Japan (S. Nishimura, T. Yada, N. Uemura)
Figure 2. . . Histologic analysis of amebic colitis, Japan, 2003–2009. A) Trophozoites of Entamoeba histolytica ingesting erythrocytes (arrows) (hematoxylin and eosin stain). B) Numerous amebic trophozoites on the mucosal surface (periodic acid–Schiff stain). Original magnification ×200.
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