Blastocystis hominis

Known as: Blastocystis homini, blastocysti hominis, hominis, Blastocystis 
A species of parasitic protozoa found in the intestines of humans and other primates. It was classified as a yeast in 1912. Over the years, questions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The genotyping of Blastocystis hominis clinical isolates obtained from 28 gastrointestinal symptomatic patients and 16… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Since the genotype of human Blastocystis hominis isolates is highly polymorphic, PCR-based genotype classification using known… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
This study was designed to examine stool specimens of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients for Blastocystis hominis, a common… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
DNA polymorphism of Blastocystis hominis isolates was examined by the amplification of a gene fragment coding for the 16S-like… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Young (less than 8 weeks old) immunocompetent BALB/c mice became infected with Blastocystis hominis after inoculation of fecal… (More)
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Blastocystis hominis is a unicellular organism found commonly in the intestinal tract of humans and many other animals. Very… (More)
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1993
1993
Blastocystis hominis, other protozoans, and fecal leukocytes were tabulated on trichrome-stained fecal smears from 182… (More)
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1991
1991
A study of the ultrastructure of Blastocystis hominis in human stools found morphological differences between the organisms seen… (More)
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1989
1989
An ultrastructural study of 10 different Blastocystis hominis stocks was undertaken. Three distinct morphological forms, vacuolar… (More)
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1989
1989
A total of 19,252 stool specimens from 12,136 patients were examined by direct microscopy and the ethyl acetate-Formalin… (More)
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