Results for: ENTAMOEBAE

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When was entamoeba histolytica discovered?

Entamoeba histolytica was first discovered by Friedrich Losch in 1873. The pathogenic nature was first described in 1875.
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What diseases does entamoeba cause?

Dysentery (aka terrible diarrhea) I think. Maybe other illnesses too -- probably depends where in the body they are.
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Is Entamoeba histolytica gram positive or gram negative?

Bacteria are gram positive and gram negative (which means if you apply Gram stain to them, they either pick up the color (positive) or they do not (negative). Entamoeba Hystol ( Full Answer )
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Are entamoeba gram positive?

It's neither gram pos or neg. Its not a bacteria so gram does not apply.
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Where can you find Entamoeba?

I am not possitive but i think i have seen them in just normal pond water but they were in cysts