Further reading

Denis M and Chadee K (1988) Immunopathology of Entamoeba histolytica infections. Parasitology Today 4: 247-252.

Hamelmann C, Urban B, Foerster B and Horstmann RD (1993) Complement resistance of pathogenic Entamoeba histolytica mediated by trypsin-sensitive surface component(s). infection and Immunity 61: 1636-1640.

Kretschmer RR and Löpez-Osuna M (1990) Effector mechanisms and immunity to amebas. In: Kretschmer RR (ed) Amebiasis: Infection and Disease by Entamoeba histolytica, pp 105-122. Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Lotter H, Zhang TH, Seydel KB et al (1997) Identification of an epitope on the Entamoeba histolytica 170-kD lectin conferring antibody-mediated protection against invasive amebiasis, journal of Experimental Medicine 185: 1793-1801.

Mann BJ and Petri WA Jr (1991) Cell surface proteins of Entamoeba histolytica. Parasitology Today 7: 173-176.

McCoy JJ, Mann BJ and Petri WA Jr (1994) Adherence and cytotoxicity of Entamoeba histolytica or how lectins let parasites stick around. Infection and Immunity 62: 3045-3050.

Ravdin JI (1995) Amebiasis. Clinical Infectious Diseases 20: 1453-1466.

Reed SL (1995) New concepts regarding the pathogenesis of amebiasis. Clinical Infectious Diseases 21: SI 82-S185.

Salata RA and Ravdin JI (1986) Review of human immune mechanisms directed against Entamoeba histolytica. Reviews of Infectious Diseases 8: 261-272.

Stanley SL (1997) Progress towards development of a vaccine for amebiasis. Clinical Microbiology Reviews, 10: 637.

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