volume 94, issue 5, P1008-1014 2016
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0560
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Abstract: Abstract. Notifications of amebiasis have been increasing in Japan. Using national surveillance data during 2000-2013, reported cases of amebiasis were analyzed. A case of amebiasis was defined as laboratory-confirmed Entamoeba histolytica infection, regardless of presence of symptoms. We described temporal trends and analyzed correlates of asymptomatic versus symptomatic cases based on odds ratios (ORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) using logistic regression. Of 9,946 cases reported during 2000-2013, 7,…

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