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Research Article

Amebiasis in HIV-1-Infected Japanese Men: Clinical Features and Response to Therapy

  • Koji Watanabe,

    Affiliations: AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, Center for AIDS Research, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan

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  • Hiroyuki Gatanaga mail,

    higatana@acc.ncgm.go.jp

    Affiliations: AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, Center for AIDS Research, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan

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  • Aleyla Escueta-de Cadiz,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Junko Tanuma,

    Affiliation: AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Tomoyoshi Nozaki,

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

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  • Shinichi Oka

    Affiliations: AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, Center for AIDS Research, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan

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  • Published: September 13, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001318

About the Authors

Koji Watanabe, Hiroyuki Gatanaga, Junko Tanuma, Shinichi Oka
AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Koji Watanabe, Hiroyuki Gatanaga, Shinichi Oka
Center for AIDS Research, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
Aleyla Escueta-de Cadiz, Tomoyoshi Nozaki
Department of Parasitology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

Corresponding Author

Email: higatana@acc.ncgm.go.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HG JT SO. Performed the experiments: KW AEdC TN. Analyzed the data: KW HG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KW HG JT SO. Wrote the paper: KW HG.