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Protozoiasis

  • Bailu Liu
  • Hanqiu Liu
  • Yonghua Tang
  • Xiaochun Zhang
  • Yuxin Yang
Chapter

Abstract

Protozoon is single cell eukaryote, which is made up of only one cell. Despite its simple structure, it can achieve all the physiological activities by itself. A variety of protozoa distributes widely in natural world, and about 200,000 species of protozoa have been identified and nominated. Most of the identified protozoa are autotrophic or saprophytic, living in the sea, soil, water or putrid substances, and nearly 10,000 species of the identified protozoa are parasitic, living in or on the surface of animals.

Keywords

Visceral Leishmaniasis Cerebral Malaria Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Toxoplasma Gondii Entamoeba Histolytica 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bailu Liu
    • 1
  • Hanqiu Liu
    • 2
  • Yonghua Tang
    • 3
  • Xiaochun Zhang
    • 4
  • Yuxin Yang
    • 5
  1. 1.The Second Affiliated Hospital, Harbin Medical UniversityHarbinChina
  2. 2.Affiliated Huashan Hospital, Fudan UniversityShanghaiChina
  3. 3.Ruijin Hospital, Affiliated to School of Medicine, Shanghai JiaoTong UniversityShanghaiChina
  4. 4.The First Affiliated Hospital (Xinan Hospital), The Third Military Medical UniversityChongqingChina
  5. 5.The People’s HospitalUrumqiChina

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