Amoeboid form of Blastocystis hominis—a detailed ultrastructural insight

@article{Tan2006AmoeboidFO,
  title={Amoeboid form of Blastocystis hominis—a detailed ultrastructural insight},
  author={Tian Chye Tan and Kumar Govind Suresh},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={99},
  pages={737-742}
}
  • T. Tan, K. Suresh
  • Published 1 July 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Parasitology Research
The amoeboid form of Blastocystis hominis has been reported infrequently, and its morphological descriptions have yielded conflicting and confusing reports. In the present study, we used the amoeboid forms seen predominantly in symptomatic patients infected with Blastocystis to provide detailed descriptions on the fine surface structure and intracellular morphology. Scanning electron microscopy revealed the irregular shape of the amoeboid form, with an intercalated fibrillar structure and a… Expand
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