PCR-based subtyping of Blastocystis isolates from symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals in a major hospital in Ankara, Turkey

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The stool samples obtained from 94 patients with gastrointestinal symptoms and 109 asymptomatic individuals, who checked in due to other reasons, admitted at a major hospital in Ankara, Turkey were examined with native Lugol’s iodine, trichrome, and Kinyoun’s acid-fast stainings for parasitology examinations and with in vitro culture method for detection of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-009-1658-8

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@article{DorumanAl2009PCRbasedSO, title={PCR-based subtyping of Blastocystis isolates from symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals in a major hospital in Ankara, Turkey}, author={Funda Doğruman-Al and Hisao Yoshikawa and Semra Kuştimur and Neriman Balaban}, journal={Parasitology Research}, year={2009}, volume={106}, pages={263-268} }