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OBJECTIVES To compare the prevalence of Blastocystis hominis in different population categories in Paris, including immunodepressed subjects. METHODS Stool examinations were performed for 7,677 patients to determine the prevalence of Blastocystis hominis. RESULTS Prevalence varied according to the population group: subjects free of any digestive tract(More)
  • C Junod
  • Bulletin de la Société de pathologie exotique…
  • 1988
35 of the 40 cases with Isospora belli infection were from France: 33 patients presenting with "travellers diarrhoea" were infected abroad (especially in tropical Africa and the Middle East) but 7 were infected in France itself. Charcot-Leyden crystals were found together with I. belli oocysts in the stools of 35 subjects. 61% of the cases presented with(More)
  • C Junod
  • Bulletin de la Société de pathologie exotique…
  • 1983
When comparing the results of coprological tests carried out in optimal conditions among 200 male homosexuals (MHS) (1) and 500 male heterosexuals, most of whom were suffering from intestinal disorders, it was found that 52% of MHS and only 3.6% of heterosexuals were Ent. histolytica carriers. The 14 to 1 ratio shows the "uncorrected" relative risk of(More)