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amebiasis (DOID:9181)
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Synonyms: amoebiasis; chronic intestinal amebiasis; entamoebiasis
Alt IDs: DOID:11901, DOID:11904, ICD10CM:A06, ICD9CM:006, ICD9CM:006.9, MESH:D000562, NCI:C84551, UMLS_CUI:C0002438
Definition: A parasitic protozoa infectious disease that involves infection caused by the amoeba Entamoeba histolytica. Amebic invasion of the intestinal lining causes dysentery, colitis or diarrhea. The infection can also spread through the blood to the liver and, rarely, to the lungs, brain or other organs.


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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB), Gene Ontology (GO)
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last database update
08/03/2022
MGI 6.21
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