Cross-sectional surveys and subtype classification of human Blastocystis isolates from four epidemiological settings in China

@article{Li2007CrosssectionalSA,
  title={Cross-sectional surveys and subtype classification of human Blastocystis isolates from four epidemiological settings in China},
  author={Lan Hua Li and Xiao Ping Zhang and Shan Lv and Ling Zhang and Hisao Yoshikawa and Zhiliang Wu and Peter Steinmann and J{\"u}rg Utzinger and Xiao-mei Tong and Shao-hong Chen and Xiao Nong Zhou},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={102},
  pages={83-90}
}
The prevalence and geographical distribution of the intestinal protozoa Blastocystis in humans across China is unknown, and the relative importance of different subtypes has yet to be investigated. We assessed the community prevalence and relative frequencies of different Blastocystis subtypes in four epidemiological settings in China, i.e., Shanghai municipality, Yongjia county (Zhejiang province), Eryuan county, and Menghai county (both Yunnan province). Blastocystis infection was detected… Expand
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