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Synonyms for ameba

naked freshwater or marine or parasitic protozoa that form temporary pseudopods for feeding and locomotion

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More recently developed tests include detection of the presence of ameba proteins in the feces and the detection of ameba DNA in feces (these tests are not widely used as a result of their expense).
It's important to look at the spinal fluid fresh and look for the amebas. Otherwise, the symptoms could be mistaken for meningitis or encephalitis.
We used molecular analyses of soil and amebae cultured from the soil to identify candidate ameba species that may act as reservoirs for plague persistence.
The initial cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) analysis was negative for motile ameba. All other routine tests were negative.
Case Four: granulomatous meningoencephalitis due to leptomyxid ameba. Pediatr Pathol 1992;12:871-881.
Ameba business includes Ameba, Ameba Pigg, poupeegirl, MicroAd, etc.
Ameba hosting intra-amebal microorganisms have been rarely documented in cases originating in contaminated contact lenses (3) and never in mixed keratitis.
Description of business: Ameba business, Internet advertising business, social games business, venture capital business
The group's consolidated sales were 93,897 million yen, rising 7.8% on the previous year's 87,097 millionyen, driven by solid growth in the Ameba service, despite the Internet Advertising Business facing the negative impact of the economic downturn across several industries.
a free-living ameba, causes acute, fulminant, fatal primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) in persons with history of recreational activities in warm freshwater (1,2).
Under such conditions, the Group focused operating resources on smartphone businesses, with the smartphone community and game SNS "Ameba" starting in earnest and large scale promotions carried out with television commercials and transportation advertising.
Net sales rose 9.9% to 70,142 million yen from 63,825 million yen in the previous third quarter for variousreasons including firm sales for mobile advertising in the Internet media business (advertising, fee collection, and content) and strong growth for Ameba, the Group's main business.
Encephalitis can be an uncommon complication of a common infection, such as infection with a herpes virus or with any of several vaccine-preventable disease viruses, or a predictable presentation of a rare pathogen, such as the ameba, Naegleria fowleri.
Under such conditions, the Group has enriched the services for smartphone media, especially Ameba, and increased the number of social games.
To the Editor: Balamuthia mandrillaris is a free-living ameba that has a worldwide distribution in soil and was first reported in 1990 (1).