WHAT IS IT?
Entamoeba histolytica is a protist.
It can exist in either a trophozoite or cystic form.
Fecal-oral route: contaminated water sources are the means of transmission of this protist. Cysts can be ingested in this manner.
Amebiasis that is characterized by dysentery (bloody diarrhea), liver abscesses
OTHER HY FACTS
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