Blastocystis

Known as: Blastocysti 
A genus of protozoan parasites in the family Blastocystidae. The taxonomic classification of Blastocystis is not well established. Human infection… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Blastocystis is an enteric protistan parasite of uncertain clinical relevance. Recent studies indicate that the parasite is a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Blastocystis is a prevalent enteric protozoan that infects a variety of vertebrates. Infection with Blastocystis in humans has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Blastocystis is a unicellular stramenopile of controversial pathogenicity in humans. Although it is a strict anaerobe… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Blastocystis is a ubiquitous enteric protistan parasite that has extensive genetic diversity and infects humans and many other… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
In vitro propagation followed by PCR, and a PCR-based method capable of the direct detection of Blastocystis in faeces were… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Few studies have targeted the relative performance of diagnostic methods used for the detection of Blastocystis, a unicellular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
We have developed a simple method for subtyping the intestinal protistan parasite Blastocystis using an approach equivalent to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Small-subunit (SSU) rRNA gene sequences were obtained by PCR from 12 Blastocystis isolates from humans, rats, and reptiles for… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Among the waterborne protozoan parasites of medical and veterinary importance, Blastocystis is perhaps one of the less well… (More)
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1999
1999
The present study investigated whether people working closely with animals were at higher risk of getting infected with… (More)
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