Mohamed Saad Younis

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BACKGROUND Many laboratories currently diagnose Blastocystis spp. infections by looking for the presence of vacuolar forms in faeces and the amoeboid form in diarrheal stools. OBJECTIVES To investigate the best direct method in diagnosis of Blastocystis spp. and to study different morphological forms of the parasite. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was(More)
This study evaluated the performance of direct amplification of Acanthamoeba-DNA bypassing DNA extraction in the diagnosis of Acanthamoeba keratitis in clinically suspected cases in comparison to direct microscopic examination and in vitro culture. Corneal scrapings were collected from 110 patients who were clinically suspected to have Acanthamoeba(More)
Aim: The aim of this study is to assess the efficiency of molding effects of pre-activated appliance developed in this study in comparison with previous appliance developed by Da Silveira et al 2003. Materials and Methods: The study was carried out on 24 participants, 12 per group, Non-syndromic complete unilateral cleft lip and palate, newborn to1month(More)
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