Prevalence, predictors and clinical significance of Blastocystis sp. in Sebha, Libya

Abdulsalam, A.M. and Ithoi, I. and Al-Mekhlafi, H.M. and Khan, A.H. and Ahmed, A. and Surin, J. and Mak, J.W. (2013) Prevalence, predictors and clinical significance of Blastocystis sp. in Sebha, Libya. Parasites and Vectors. pp. 1-8. ISSN 1756-3305

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Abstract

Blastocystis sp. has a worldwide distribution and is often the most common human intestinal protozoan reported in children and adults in developing countries. The clinical relevance of Blastocystis sp. remains controversial. This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of Blastocystis infection and its association with gastrointestinal symptoms among outpatients in Sebha city, Libya.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Blastocystis, Gastrointestinal symptoms, Sebha, Libya
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Ms. Nur Azzura Azzahra Jaafar
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2014 01:25
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2017 03:57
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/10528

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