Primary amoebic lung abscess: a case report

Behera, P. and Malik, S.K. (1988) Primary amoebic lung abscess: a case report. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 35 (4). pp. 199-200.

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Abstract

A case of amoebic lung abscess is reported. Trophozoils of entamoeba histolytica were isolated from direct aspirates of the lung. The abscess disappeared following specific therapy.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Amoebic Lung Abscess, Pleuropulmonary Amoebiasis, Aspirates, Entamoeba histolytica, Drug Therapy, Emetin, Metronidazole, Chloroquine
Subjects:Heterocyclic Compounds > Heterocyclic Compounds, 2-Ring > Isoquinolines
Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
Heterocyclic Compounds > Heterocyclic Compounds, 2-Ring > Quinolines
Organic Chemicals > Nitro Compounds > Nitroimidazoles
Parasitic Diseases > Protozoan Infections > Sarcomastigophora Infections
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Heterocyclic Compounds > Alkaloids > Emetine
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases
Animals > Invertebrates
ID Code:3201
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:19 January 2009

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