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Entamoeba moshkovskii

 

Definition: a species of ameba very similar to Entamoeba histolytica, probably not infective in humans, but a cause of diagnostic difficulties because it has been recovered from human sewage and may be responsible for false-positive results in tests of sewage plant effluents.

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