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What is the microbiology of liver abscess?


 

The best answer is choice C. E. histolytica causes amoebic dysentery and liver abscess. This anaerobic parasite affects 50 million people worldwide, with the highest prevalence in India, sub-Saharan Africa, Mexico, and parts of Central and South America. Travelers spending a month or more in endemic areas are at highest risk, but cases have been reported with less than one week of exposure.

Question 2: Which type of parasitic cyst should not be aspirated?

A. Echinococcus

B. Entamoeba histolytica

C. Schistosomiasis

D. Paramoeba

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