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Most PCR techniques rely on the amplification of specific regions of the episomal multicopy SSU rDNA gene. Starting specimen is important in the field

(freezing not always user-friendly) and because of potential inhibitory problems with SAF-fixed samples. Amplicon size is also important. Techniques yielding amplicons of around 100 bp in size are likely to be much more sensitive than around 1 kb. Only Gonin and Trudel[32] provide an internal control, which allows for inhibition monitoring.

aFor differentiation: E. histolytica/E. dispar amplicon sizes.

bNI: Not indicated in paper.

Most PCR techniques rely on the amplification of specific regions of the episomal multicopy SSU rDNA gene. Starting specimen is important in the field

(freezing not always user-friendly) and because of potential inhibitory problems with SAF-fixed samples. Amplicon size is also important. Techniques yielding amplicons of around 100 bp in size are likely to be much more sensitive than around 1 kb. Only Gonin and Trudel[32] provide an internal control, which allows for inhibition monitoring.

aFor differentiation: E. histolytica/E. dispar amplicon sizes.

bNI: Not indicated in paper.

attaches to the intestinal epithelial cell through Gal/GalNAc lectin receptor. The amoebic virulence program is then activated and amoebapores are formed. Amoebic cysteine protease enters into action, which induces cell damage and pIL-1p release. IL-1p then activates NF-kB in distal cells, which promotes proinflammatory cytokines production. IL-8 promotes neutrophils influx which damages the epithelial barrier, and amoebas then cleave extracellular proteins through proteases and invade. In parallel, macrophages arrive and release TNFa, which triggers further inflammation. Once amoebas have gone through the mucosal barrier, the way is open to the liver. However, although inflammation contributes to pathogenesis, innate immunity response seems key in the containment of amoebic colitis, which does not always evolve to liver abscess.

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Getting Started With Dumbbells

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