Volume 100, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Amoebic trophozoites were identified in the cervicovaginal smear of a U.S. patient without travel history at the time of intrauterine device (IUD) removal. Subsequent morphologic analysis and DNA sequencing identified a mixed cervicovaginal colonization of the female genital tract with both and in association with species bacteria. This highlights to the potential for colonization of the genital tract with , particularly in association with IUD placement, and represents the first report of in this context.


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  • Received : 23 Jun 2018
  • Accepted : 21 Jul 2018
  • Published online : 10 Dec 2018

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