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A global genotyping survey of Strongyloides stercoralis and Strongyloides fuelleborni using deep amplicon sequencing
Strongyloidiasis is a neglected tropical disease caused by the human infective nematodes Strongyloides stercoralis, Strongyloides fuelleborni fuelleborni and Strongyloides fuelleborni kellyi.Expand
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Genetic analysis of Giardia and Cryptosporidium from people in Northern Australia using PCR-based tools.
To date, there has been limited genetic study of the gastrointestinal pathogens Giardia and Cryptosporidium in northern parts of Australia. Here, PCR-based methods were used for the geneticExpand
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The laboratory diagnosis of Strongyloides stercoralis
Matthew R Watts, Gemma Robertson and Richard S Bradbury Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Pathology West – ICMPR, and Marie Bashir Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital,Expand
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The National Strongyloides Working Group in Australia 10 workshops on: commendations and recommendations
[Extract] Strongyloidiasis, caused by the intestinal helminth Strongyloides stercoralis, is commonly found in developing nations in tropical and subtropical regions. Strongyloidiasis was omitted byExpand
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Rapid diagnostics for melioidosis: a comparative study of a novel lateral flow antigen detection assay.
The rapid diagnosis of septicaemic melioidosis will have an impact on reduction of mortality. Currently, this relies almost exclusively upon culture of the causative agent Burkholderia pseudomalleiExpand
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Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotypes in people with gastrointestinal disorders in Queensland and Western Australia.
Enterocytozoon bieneusi is the commonest pathogenic microsporidian found in humans and animals in many countries, but there is scant information on this pathogen in Australia. Here, we conducted theExpand
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Application of PCR-Based Tools to Explore Strongyloides Infection in People in Parts of Northern Australia
Strongyloidiasis, which is caused by infection with the nematode Strongyloides stercoralis, is endemic to areas of northern Australia. Diagnosis in this region remains difficult due to the distancesExpand
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Validation of DESS as a DNA Preservation Method for the Detection of Strongyloides spp. in Canine Feces
Strongyloides stercoralis is a gastrointestinal parasitic nematode with a life cycle that includes free-living and parasitic forms. For both clinical (diagnostic) and environmental evaluation, it isExpand
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The utility of syphilis point of care testing in remote Queensland communities.
The rate of infection with syphilis has been steadily climbing over the past ten years Australia-wide. Remote areas of North Queensland have also experienced a dramatic increase in infection, with aExpand
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Missing malaria? Potential obstacles to diagnosis and hypnozoite eradication
Recently, one of us experienced an episode of probable malaria on returning from fieldwork in the Solomon Islands. Although a clinical diagnosis of malaria was made, and the illness responded toExpand
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