Amoebiasis References Published in 2004

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Abd Alla, M. D., Jackson, T. F. H. G., Soong, G. C., Mazanec, M. & Ravdin, J. I. (2004) Identification of the Entamoeba histolytica galactose-inhibitable lectin epitopes recognized by human immunoglobulin A antibodies following cure of amebic liver abscess. Infect. Immun. 72: 3974-3980.

Adedayo, O. & Nasiiro, R. (2004) Intestinal parasitoses. J. Natl. Med. Assoc. 96: 93-96.

Akbar, M.A., Chatterjee, N.S., Sen, P., Debnath, A., Pal, A., Bera, T. & Das, P. (2004) Genes induced by a high-oxygen environment in Entamoeba histolytica. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol., 133: 187-196.

Akisu, C., Aksoy, U., Cetin, H., Ustun, S. & Akisu, M. (2004) Effect of human milk and colostrum on Entamoeba histolytica. World. J. Gastroenterol. 10: 741-742.

Ali, V., Hashimoto, T., Shigeta, Y. & Nozaki, T. (2004) Molecular and biochemical characterization of d-phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase from Entamoeba histolytica. Eur. J. Biochem. 271: 2670-2681.

Ali, V., Shigeta, Y., Tokumoto, U., Takahashi, Y. & Nozaki, T. (2004) An intestinal parasitic protist, Entamoeba histolytica, possesses a non-redundant nitrogen fixation-like system for iron-sulfur cluster assembly under anaerobic conditions. J. Biol. Chem. 279: 16863-16874.

Andra, J., Berninghausen, O. & Leippe, M. (2004) Membrane lipid composition protects Entamoeba histolytica from self-destruction by its pore-forming toxins. FEBS Lett. 564: 109-115.

Baldo, E. T., Belizario, V. Y., De Leon, W. U., Kong, H. H. & Chung, D. I. (2004) Infection status of intestinal parasites in children living in residential institutions in Metro Manila, the Philippines. Korean J. Parasitol. 42: 67-70.

Barbosa-Sabanero, G. & Avila, E. E. (2004) Recognition of Entamoeba histolytica 115-kDa surface protein by human secretory immunoglobulin A antibodies from asymptomatic carriers. J. Parasitol. 90: 373-378.

Batista Ede, J. & de Souza, W. (2004) Involvement of protein kinases on the process of erythrophagocytis by Entamoeba histolytica. Cell Biol. Int. 28: 243-248.

Battikhi, M. N. (2004) Bloody diarrhoea cases caused by Shigella and amoeba in Jordan. New Microbiol. 27: 37-47.

Beg, M. A., Kobayashi, S., Hussainy, A. S., Hamada, A., Okuzawa, E., Smego Jr, R. A. & Hussain, R. (2004) An experimental model for amoebic abscess production in the cheek pouch of the Syrian golden hamster, Mesocricetus auratus. Parasitology Int. 53: 247-254.

Bravo-Torres, J. C., Villagomez-Castro, J. C., Calvo-Mendez, C., Flores-Carreon, A. & Lopez-Romero, E. (2004) Purification and biochemical characterisation of a membrane-bound alpha-glucosidase from the parasite Entamoeba histolytica. Int. J. Parasitol. 34: 455-462.

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Chakrabarty, P., Sethi, D. K., Padhan, N., Kaur, K. J., Salunke, D. M., Bhattacharya, S. & Bhattacharya, A. (2004) Identification and characterization of EhCaBP2. A second member of the calcium-binding protein family of the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica. J. Biol. Chem. 279: 12898-12908.

Chava, A. K., Bandyopadhyay, S., Chatterjee, M. & Mandal, C. (2004) Sialoglycans in protozoal diseases: their detection, modes of acquisition and emerging biological roles. Glycoconj. J. 20: 199-206.

Chavez-Munguia, B., Hernandez-Ramirez, V., Angel, A., Rios, A., Talamas-Rohana, P., Gonzalez-Robles, A., Gonzalez-Lazaro, M. & Martinez-Palomo, A. (2004) Entamoeba histolytica: ultrastructure of trophozoites recovered from experimental liver lesions. Exp. Parasitol. 107: 39-46.

Doganci, L., Tanyuksel, M. & Doganci, T. (2004) Accurate diagnosis is essential for amebiasis. World. J. Gastroenterol. 10: 1231.

Duggal, P., Haque, R., Roy, S., Mondal, D., Sack, R.B., Farr, B.M., Beaty, T.H. & Petri Jr, W.A. (2004) Influence of human leukocyte antigen class II alleles on susceptibility to Entamoeba histolytica infection in Bangladeshi children. J. Infect. Dis., 189: 520-526.

Estrada, R.A., Santa-Coloma, J.N., Chavez, M.d.G. & Chavez, G.E. (2004) Amoebiasis cutis. Skinmed., 3: 51-53.

Faruque, A. S. G., Malek, M. A., Khan, A. I., Huq, S., Salam, M. A. & Sack, D. A. (2004) Diarrhoea in elderly people: Aetiology, and clinical characteristics. Scand. J. Infect. Dis. 36: 204-208.

Fisher, O., Siman-Tov, R. & Ankri, S. (2004) Characterization of cytosine methylated regions and 5-cytosine DNA methyltransferase (Ehmeth) in the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica. Nucleic Acids Res., 32: 287-297.

Freitas, M. A., Vianna, E. N., Martins, A. S., Silva, E. F., Pesquero, J. L. & Gomes, M. A. (2004) A single step duplex PCR to distinguish Entamoeba histolytica from Entamoeba dispar. Parasitology 128: 625-628.

Ghosh, S., Chan, J.M., Lea, C.R., Meints, G.A., Lewis, J.C., Tovian, Z.S., Flessner, R.M., Loftus, T.C., Bruchhaus, I., Kendrick, H., Croft, S.L., Kemp, R.G., Kobayashi, S., Nozaki, T. & Oldfield, E. (2004) Effects of bisphosphonates on the growth of Entamoeba histolytica and Plasmodium species in vitro and in vivo. J. Med. Chem., 47: 175-187.

Goncalves, M. L., da Silva, V. L., de Andrade, C. M., Reinhard, K., da Rocha, G. C., Le Bailly, M., Bouchet, F., Ferreira, L. F. & Araujo, A. (2004) Amoebiasis distribution in the past: first steps using an immunoassay technique. Trans. R. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 98: 88-91.

Gupta, Y. K., Gupta, M., Aneja, S. & Kohli, K. (2004) Current drug therapy of protozoal diarrhoea. Indian J. Pediatr. 71: 55-58.

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Hailemariam, G., Kassu, A., Abebe, G., Abate, E., Damte, D., Mekonnen, E. & Ota, F. (2004) Intestinal parasitic infections in HIV/AIDS and HIV seronegative individuals in a teaching hospital, Ethiopia. Jpn. J. Infect. Dis. 57: 41-43.

Han, K. L., Yong, T. S., Ryu, J. S., Hwang, U. W. & Park, S. J. (2004) Identification of the hybrid cluster protein, HCP, from amitochondriate eukaryotes and its phylogenetic implications. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 14: 134-139.

Hecht, O., Van Nuland, N. A., Schleinkofer, K., Dingley, A. J., Bruhn, H., Leippe, M. & Grotzinger, J. (2004) Solution structure of the pore-forming protein of Entamoeba histolytica. J. Biol. Chem. 279: 17834-17841.

Houpt, E., Barroso, L., Lockhart, L., Wright, R., Cramer, C., Lyerly, D. & Petri, W.A. (2004) Prevention of intestinal amebiasis by vaccination with the Entamoeba histolytica Gal/GalNac lectin. Vaccine, 22: 612-618.

Huston, C.D. (2004) Parasite and host contributions to the pathogenesis of amebic colitis. Trends Parasitol., 20: 23-26.

Kaketa, S. (2004) [Multiple colonic ulcer developing in a 64-year-old HIV-positive man (in Japanese)]. J. Uoeh. 26: 119-120.

Kebede, A., Verweij, J. J., Endeshaw, T., Messele, T., Tasew, G., Petros, B. & Polderman, A. M. (2004) The use of real-time PCR to identify Entamoeba histolytica and E. dispar infections in prisoners and primary-school children in Ethiopia. Ann. Trop. Med. Parasitol. 98: 43-48.

Kebede, A., Verweij, J. J., Petros, B. & Polderman, A. M. (2004) Misleading microscopy in amoebiasis. Trop. Med. Int. Health 9: 651-652.

Kim, Y. S., Kim, J. S., Lee, D. H., Jung, H. C., Song, I. S. & Kim, J. M. (2004) Gene expressions of proinflammatory cytokines in the colonic mucosa in a patient with amebic colitis. J. Gastroenterol. 39: 496-497.

Kirch, A. K., Agossou, A., Banla, M., Hoffmann, W. H., Schulz-Key, H. & Soboslay, P. T. (2004) Parasite-specific antibody and cytokine profiles in newborns from Plasmodium falciparum and Entamoeba histolytica/dispar-infected mothers. Pediatr. Allergy Immunol. 15: 133-141.

Kucik, C. J., Martin, G. L. & Sortor, B. V. (2004) Common intestinal parasites. Am. Fam. Physician 69: 1161-1168.

Kudara, N., Oana, S., Onodera, K., Ishida, W., Terui, T., Endoh, M., Chiba, T., Inomata, M., Orii, S. & Suzuki, K. (2004) [Amebic liver abscess with panperitonitis treated successfully with intravenous injection of metronidazole (in Japanese)]. Nippon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 93: 150-152.

Kumagai, M., Makioka, A., Takeuchi, T. & Nozaki, T. (2004) Molecular cloning and characterization of a protein farnesyltransferase from the enteric protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica. J. Biol. Chem., 279: 2316-2323.

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Lauwaet, T., Jose Oliveira, M., Callewaert, B., De Bruyne, G., Mareel, M. & Leroy, A. (2004) Proteinase inhibitors TPCK and TLCK prevent Entamoeba histolytica induced disturbance of tight junctions and microvilli in enteric cell layers in vitro. Int. J. Parasitol. 34: 785-794.

Lauwaet, T., Oliveira, M. J., De Bruyne, G., Bruchhaus, I., Duchene, M., Mareel, M. & Leroy, A. (2004) Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites transfer lipophosphopeptidoglycans to enteric cell layers. Int. J. Parasitol. 34: 549-556.

Legesse, M. & Erko, B. (2004) Zoonotic intestinal parasites in Papio anubis (baboon) and Cercopithecus aethiops (vervet) from four localities in Ethiopia. Acta Trop. 90: 231-236.

Leon-Avila, G. & Tovar, J. (2004) Mitosomes of Entamoeba histolytica are abundant mitochondrion-related remnant organelles that lack a detectable organellar genome. Microbiology 150: 1245-1250.

Lodhi, S., Sarwari, A. R., Muzammil, M., Salam, A. & Smego, R. A. (2004) Features distinguishing amoebic from pyogenic liver abscess: a review of 577 adult cases. Trop. Med. Int. Health 9: 718-273.

Madriz, X., Martinez, M. B., Rodriguez, M. A., Sierra, G., Martinez-Lopez, C., Riveron, A. M., Flores, L. & Orozco, E. (2004) Expression in fibroblasts and in live animals of Entamoeba histolytica polypeptides EhCP112 and EhADH112. Microbiology 150: 1251-1260.

Makioka, A., Kumagai, M., Kobayashi, S. & Takeuchi, T. (2004) Different effects of cytochalasins on the growth and differentiation of Entamoeba invadens. Parasitol. Res. 93: 68-71.

Mandal, P. K., Bagchi, A., Bhattacharya, A. & Bhattacharya, S. (2004) An Entamoeba histolytica LINE/SINE pair inserts at common target sites cleaved by the restriction enzyme-like LINE-encoded endonuclease. Eukaryot. Cell. 3: 170-179.

Martin Ezquerro, A., Gonzalez Quijada, S., Duenas Gutierrez, C. & Grande Saez, C. (2004) [Indigenous amebic liver abscess. Presentation of a case (in Spanish)]. Rev. Clin. Esp. 204: 43-44.

Martinez-Lopez, C., Orozco, E., Sanchez, T., Garcia-Perez, R. M., Hernandez-Hernandez, F. & Rodriguez, M. A. (2004) The EhADH112 recombinant polypeptide inhibits cell destruction and liver abscess formation by Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites. Cell. Microbiol. 6: 367-376.

Misra, S. P., Misra, V., Dwivedi, M., Singh, P. A. & Barthwal, R. (2004) Factors influencing colonic involvement in patients with amebic liver abscess. Gastrointest. Endosc. 59: 512-516.

Miyake, Y., Karanis, P. & Uga, S. (2004) Cryopreservation of protozoan parasites. Cryobiology 48: 1-7.

Moran Sanchez, S., Banos Madrid, R., Gallardo Sanchez, F., Nicolas De Prado, I. & Serrano Jimenez, A. (2004) [Amebic colitis in an immunocompetent host (in Spanish)]. An. Med. Interna 21: 238-240.

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Nesbitt, R. A., Mosha, F. W., Katki, H. A., Ashraf, M., Assenga, C. & Lee, C. M. (2004) Amebiasis and comparison of microscopy to ELISA technique in detection of Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar. J. Natl. Med. Assoc. 96: 671-677.

Ohnishi, K., Kato, Y., Imamura, A., Fukayama, M., Tsunoda, T., Sakaue, Y., Sakamoto, M. & Sagara, H. (2004) Present characteristics of symptomatic Entamoeba histolytica infection in the big cities of Japan. Epidemiol. Infect. 132: 57-60.

Pacheco, J., Shibayama, M., Campos, R., Beck, D. L., Houpt, E., Petri, W. A., Jr. & Tsutsumi, V. (2004) In vitro and in vivo interaction of Entamoeba histolytica Gal/GalNAc lectin with various target cells: an immunocytochemical analysis. Parasitol. Int. 53: 35-47.

Pinheiro, S. M., Carneiro, R. M., Aca, I. S., Irmao, J. I., Morais, M. A., Jr., Coimbra, M. R. & Carvalho, L. B., Jr. (2004) Determination of the prevalence of Entamoeba histolytica and E. dispar in the Pernambuco state of northeastern Brazil by a polymerase chain reaction. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 70: 221-224.

Ponce Gordo, F., Martinez Diaz, R. A. & Herrera, S. (2004) Entamoeba struthionis n.sp. (Sarcomastigophora: Endamoebidae) from ostriches (Struthio camelus). Vet. Parasitol. 119: 327-335.

Rawal, S., Majumdar, S., Dhawan, V. & Vohra, H. (2004) Entamoeba histolytica Gal/GalNAc lectin depletes antioxidant defences of target epithelial cells. Parasitology 128: 617-24.

Riahi, Y., Siman-Tov, R. & Ankri, S. (2004) Molecular cloning, expression and characterization of a serine proteinase inhibitor gene from Entamoeba histolytica. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol., 133: 153-162.

Richens, J. (2004) Genital manifestations of tropical diseases. Sex .Transm. Infect., 80: 12-17.

Roy, D. & Lohia, A. (2004) Sequence divergence of Entamoeba histolytica tubulin is responsible for its altered tertiary structure. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 319: 1010-1016.

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Saavedra, E., Olivos, A., Encalada, R. & Moreno-Sanchez, R. (2004) Entamoeba histolytica: kinetic and molecular evidence of a previously unidentified pyruvate kinase. Exp. Parasitol. 106: 11-21.

Sanchez-Ramirez, B., Ramirez-Gil, M., Vazquez-Moctezuma, I., Ramos-Martinez, E. & Talamas-Rohana, P. (2004) Entamoeba histolytica: induction of cyclooxygenase-2 expression during amoebic liver abscess formation in hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus). Exp. Parasitol. 106: 119-125.

Sarowska, J., Wojnicz, D., Kaczkowski, H. & Jankowski, S. (2004) [The occurrence of Entamoeba gingivalis and Trichomonas tenax in patients with periodontal diseases, immunosuppression and genetic diseases (in Polish)]. Adv. Clin. Exper. Med. 13: 291-297.

Sawangjaroen, N., Sawangjaroen, K. & Poonpanang, P. (2004) Effects of Piper longum fruit, Piper sarmentosum root and Quercus infectoria nut gall on caecal amoebiasis in mice. J. Ethnopharmacol. 91: 357-60.

Severi, C., Zippi, M., Baccini, F., Gentile, G., Bezzi, M., Fiocca, F. & Caprilli, R. (2004) Amebic liver abscess, mirizzi syndrome, and acute hepatic failure. Dig. Dis. Sci. 49: 304-307.

Simsek, H., Elsurer, R., Sokmensuer, C., Balaban, H. Y. & Tatar, G. (2004) Ameboma mimicking carcinoma of the cecum: Case report. Gastrointest. Endosc. 59: 453-454.

Singh, D., Naik, S. R. & Naik, S. (2004) Contact of Entamoeba histolytica with baby hamster kidney-21 (BHK-21) cell line on cysteine proteinase activity. Indian J. Med. Res. 119: 157-161.

Singh, S., Bharti, N., Naqvi, F. & Azam, A. (2004) Synthesis, characterization and in vitro antiamoebic activity of 5-nitrothiophene-2-carboxaldehyde thiosemicarbazones and their palladium (II) and ruthenium (II) complexes. Eur. J. Med. Chem. 39: 459-465.

Stockinger, Z. T. (2004) Colonic ameboma: its appearance on CT: report of a case. Dis. Colon Rectum 47: 527-529.

Tachibana, H., Cheng, X. J., Masuda, G., Horiki, N. & Takeuchi, T. (2004) Evaluation of recombinant fragments of Entamoeba histolytica Gal/GalNAc lectin intermediate subunit for serodiagnosis of amebiasis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42: 1069-1074.

Tachibana, H., Takekoshi, M., Cheng, X.J., Nakata, Y., Takeuchi, T. & Ihara, S. (2004) Bacterial expression of a human monoclonal antibody-alkaline phosphatase conjugate specific for Entamoeba histolytica. Clin. Diagn. Lab. Immunol., 11: 216-218.

Ullu, E., Tschudi, C. & Chakraborty, T. (2004) RNA interference in protozoan parasites. Cell. Microbiol. 6: 509-519.

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van der Giezen, M., Cox, S. & Tovar, J. (2004) The iron-sulfur cluster assembly genes iscS and iscU of Entamoeba histolytica were acquired by horizontal gene transfer. BMC Evol. Biol. 4: 7.

Verweij, J. J., Blange, R. A., Templeton, K., Schinkel, J., Brienen, E. A., van Rooyen, M. A., van Lieshout, L. & Polderman, A. M. (2004) Simultaneous detection of Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, and Cryptosporidium parvum in fecal samples by using multiplex real-time PCR. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42: 1220-1223.

Welter, B. H. & Temesvari, L. A. (2004) A unique Rab GTPase, EhRabA, of Entamoeba histolytica, localizes to the leading edge of motile cells. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 135: 185-195.

Zhang, X., Zhang, Z., Alexander, D., Bracha, R., Mirelman, D. & Stanley Jr, S.L. (2004) Expression of amoebapores is required for full expression of Entamoeba histolytica virulence in amebic liver abscess but is not necessary for the induction of inflammation or tissue damage in amebic colitis. Infect. Immun., 72: 678-683.

Zhang, Z. & Stanley, S. L., Jr. (2004) Stereotypic and specific elements of the human colonic response to Entamoeba histolytica and Shigella flexneri. Cell. Microbiol. 6: 535-554.

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