DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for amebiasis

Amebiasis [DOID:9181]

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.

Synonyms:  amebiasis,  DOID:9181,  amoebiasis,  entamoebiasis,  chronic intestinal amebiasis