Blastocystis: to treat or not to treat...


Parasites in the genus Blastocystis comprise several subtypes (genotypes) and have a worldwide distribution. In some surveys, these are the most common parasites found in human stool specimens. An emerging literature suggests that the pathogenicity of Blastocystis is related to specific subtypes and parasite burden, although even individuals with small… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/cid/cir810


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@article{Coyle2012BlastocystisTT, title={Blastocystis: to treat or not to treat...}, author={Christina Marie Coyle and Julie K Varughese and Louis M Weiss and Herbert B Tanowitz}, journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America}, year={2012}, volume={54 1}, pages={105-10} }