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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1];Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Yamuna Kondapally, M.B.B.S[2]

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Amoebiasis was first described as a deadly disease by Hippocrates. [1]. The first case of amoebiasis was documented in 1875.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tanyuksel M, Petri WA (2003). "Laboratory diagnosis of amebiasis". Clin Microbiol Rev. 16 (4): 713–29. PMC 207118. PMID 14557296.

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