• Entamoeba species are parasitic protozoans, with Entamoeba histolytica being the most notable. 
  • Entamoeba histolytica is a parasitic protozoan that feeds on the intestinal lining of its host.
  • They reside in the human intestines and can cause amoebic dysentery, a gastrointestinal infection.
  • Impact on Host: The parasitic activity of Entamoeba can lead to severe gastrointestinal issues and potential complications if left untreated.