Entamoeba histolytica acetyl-CoA synthetase: biomarker of acute amoebic liver abscess

Lim, Boon Huat and Alfonso, Olivos Garcia and Tan, Zi Ning and Wong, Weng Kin and Noordin, Rahmah and Anaqi Azham, Siti Shafiqah and Lee, Zhi Jie and Guee, Cher Ching and Foo, Phiaw Chong and Pim, Chau Dam (2014) Entamoeba histolytica acetyl-CoA synthetase: biomarker of acute amoebic liver abscess. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 4 (6). pp. 446-450. ISSN 2221-1691

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Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > R735-854 Medical education. Medical schools. Research
Divisions: Zoom Profil Pakar (Expert Profile) > Rahmah Noordin (Institute for Research In Molecular Medicine)
Institut Penyelidikan Perubatan Molekul (Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine INFORMM) > Article
Kampus Kesihatan (Health Campus) > Pusat Pengajian Sains Kesihatan (School of Health Sciences) > Article
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2018 07:35
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2018 07:35
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/38975

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