DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.09.072
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Yoshihiro Ohnishi

Abstract: In Japan, many foods are imported from many foreign countries. The safety of these imported foods is protected but limited by the quarantine. On the other hand, the amoebic dysentery with Entamoeba histolytica is specified in the law. The reported cases are increasing from 1999 and reach a peak of 871 cases in 2008. One of the infection sources is considered to be contaminated with cysts on the fresh vegetables imported. This study was carried out detection cysts of E. histolytica and eggs from the fresh veget…

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