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amoebae living in man

Clifford Dobell

amoebae living in man

a zoological monograph.

by Clifford Dobell

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Published by Bale and Danielsson .
Written in English


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Published for Medical Research Committee.

ContributionsMedical Research Committee.
The Physical Object
Pagination155p.
Number of Pages155
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Open LibraryOL13656638M

Start studying Free living amoebas. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The knowledge of the ecology of N. fowleri, its environmental niches, the effect of climate change or thermal pollution, or the role of man-made environments such as recreational waters, on the growth and distribution of amoebae abundance in the environment is critical to our understanding of its biology, as well as to develop preventative.

Free-living amoebae are widely distributed in soil and water. Small number of them was implicated in human disease: Acanthamoeba spp., Naegleria fowleri, Balamuthia mandrillaris and Sappinia diploidea. Some of the infections were opportunistic, occurring mainly in immunocompromised hosts (Acanthamoeba and Balamuthia encephalitis) while others are Cited by: is a platform for academics to share research papers.

In book: Parasitic Protozoa of Farm Animals and Pets (pp) Members of the genus Acanthamoeba are usually free-living amoebae that are found in a Author: Julia Walochnik. Diagnosis of Infections Caused by Pathogenic Free-Living Amoebae Article (PDF Available) in Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases (26) February .


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Buy a cheap copy of The Amoebae Living in Man; a Zoological book. Free shipping over $ - EARLY FIRST EDITION MONOGRAPH ON HUMAN PARASITIC AMOEBAE, WITH COLOR PLATES.

10 inches tall hardcover original navy blue cloth boards, bright gilt title to spine, vi, pages. Very slight wear to corners and spine ends, edges lightly soiled, armorial bookplate of Nathaniel Pendleton Dandridge M.D. Memorial Library and bookseller's ticket (James Book.

Protozoologists and medical men, especially those who work on intestinal amoebae, will welcome this account of the amoebae living in man, which embodies the results of Prof. Dobell's extensive experience of these organisms. The author has also made an exhaustive study of the literature of the subject and out of the fulness of amoebae living in man book experience has been able to examine critically the Cited by: 1.

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Free-living amoebae (or "FLA") in the Amoebozoa group are important causes of disease in humans and animals. Naegleria fowleri is sometimes included in the group "free-living amoebae", and it causes a condition traditionally called primary amoebic r, Naegleria is now considered part of the Excavata, amoebae living in man book the Amoebozoa, and is considered to be Specialty: Infectious diseases.

Free-living amoebae cause rare but devastating disease. They are aerobic (other species of amoeba are anaerobic).

They have also been called amphizoic amoebae, as they are able to exist as free-living organisms in nature and only occasionally invade a host and live as parasites within host tissue. Most published literature consists of case : Dr Mary Lowth. The amoebae living in man; a zoological monograph Item Preview remove-circle This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library.

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The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes and millions of other books are available dead man walking. out of 5 stars Fascinating read. Reviewed in the United States on J It certainly made me aware of the rapid advances that had been made in our understanding of the relationships between living organisms.

At the very /5(32). Noted biologist and author John Tyler Bonner has experimented with cellular slime molds for more than sixty years, and he has done more than anyone else to raise these peculiar collections of amoebae from a minor biological curiosity to a major model organism--one that is widely studied for clues to the development and evolution of all living by: DETAILS.

Published for the Medical Research Committee The Amoebae Living in Man A Zoological Monograph written by Clifford Dobell, illustrated with five fold out plates to rear, some in colour including 94 figures.

First edition. Cecil Clifford Dobell FRS ( - ) was a biologist, specifically a protozoologist. FREE LIVING AMOEBAE - authorSTREAM Presentation. Slide 4: Naegleria fowleri also known as "the brain -eating amoeba") Free-living excavate form of protist typically found in warm bodies of fresh water, such as ponds, lakes, rivers, and hot springs.

Introduction: Among free-living amoebae that are widely distributed in nature only four genera/species are known as agents of human infections: Acanthamoeba spp., Naegleriafowleri, Balamuthia mandrillaris and Sappiniapedata. These amoebae are not well adapted to parasitism, and could exist in the human environment without the need for a host.

Infections due to these Cited by: 8. Studies on the epidemiology of free-living pathogenic amoebae have been conducted all over the world but their diffusion in the environment in Italy is still poorly understood. The first report about the occurrence of FLA is referred to the study by Scaglia et al.

[ 9 ], reporting the detection of Naegleria australiensis in northern by: Free-living amoebae have been isolated worldwide from soil, water, air (1), and from the noses of healthy per-sons (2,3). Most amoebae feed on bacteria, and few bacte-ria can resist digestion by the amoebae after being internalized.

Amoebal coculture could therefore be used to selectively grow these amoebae-resisting bacteria (ARB). Interactions between amoebae and pathogens are easily conceivable. Although free-living amoebae are important predators that feed on various microorganisms and control microbial communities, several bacteria have developed mechanisms to survive phagocytosis and even to ‘live’ and replicate within their hosts (Thomas et al., ).

The Biology of Amoeba discusses the general biology, morphology, movement and related phenomena, and biochemical and physiological studies of amoeba. This book is organized into five parts, encompassing 21 chapters that primarily focus on large free-living amoeba. After briefly discussing the highlights of studies involving amoeba, the book Book Edition: 1.

Free-living amoebae of the genera Acanthamoeba, Naegleria, and Hartmannella have been isolated from various aquatic habitats in the human environment (2, 5, 14, 20).Additionally, amoebae have been described as carriers of meningoencephalitis and keratitis (13, 24).It has been shown that, in vitro at least, virulent legionella strains can multiply Cited by:.

Free-living amoebae (FLA) can be found both in natural aquatic environments and in artificial, man-made aquatic environments. For a long time, (naked) FLA were considered to be harmless protozoa of soil and water.

However, research since the s has demonstrated that FLA can be pathogenic to humans and animals with nearly % morbidity from some : Patrick Scheid."The Social Amoebae provides a rounded and complete picture of cellular slime mold biology for the interested lay person, but even researchers in the field will learn a lot.

John Tyler Bonner ties the ecological context to developmental questions and connects modern molecular data to ingenious experiments performed more than forty years ago.

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