Entamoeba histolytica infection in men who have sex with men
The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 08/21/2012
Hung CC et al. – Microscopy used in routine clinical laboratories is not sensitive or specific enough for detection of E histolytica. Metronidazole or tinidazole remains the mainstay of treatment for invasive amoebiasis, followed by treatment with luminal agents to prevent relapse and transmission of E histolytica to sexual partners or close contacts.