Contagious: Entamoeba histolytica


About contagion: Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily the spread of Entamoeba histolytica is possible from one person to another. Other words for contagion include "infection", "infectiousness", "transmission" or "transmissability". Contagiousness has nothing to do with genetics or inheriting diseases from parents. For an overview of contagion, see Introduction to Contagion.

Contagion summary: Spread by ingesting contaminated food or water.

Contagiousness properties of Entamoeba histolytica:
  Contagious overall?: Yes
  Contagious from water?: Yes
  Contagious from food?: Yes

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