in patients with gastrointestinal symptoms: A case-control study.
alt-turlerinin virulans ve konak seciciligi uzerine etkileri ile ilgili calismalar devam etmekle birlikte, ayni alt-tur icerisinde bile dikkate deger genomik ve metabolomik farkliliklar bulunmasi, Blastocystosis
patofizyolojisinin inanildigindan daha karmasik oldugunu dusundurmektedir (19).
1005.828 persons (501.800 in 2013, and 504.028 in 2014) were examined, with an average prevalence in the country of 0.22% (n=2212).
varligini semptomatik hastalarda bildiren cok sayida calisma yapilmis, irritable barsak sendromu gibi gastrointestinal rahatsizliklar (blastocystosis
) ve cesitli kutanoz lezyonlar ile iliskilendirilmistir (3).
The infection due to Blastocystis hominis is known as blastocystosis
and its prevalence has been reported to be 1.5-10% in developed as compared to 30-50% in developing countries.(3) It is acquired by faeco-oral route which leads to non-specific clinical features such as nausea, anorexia, abdominal pain, bloating, flatulence, acute and chronic diarrhoea.(1,2,4)
In Morocco, a 28.7% prevalence of blastocystosis
has been reported, but data concerning the ST distribution of the parasite are not available (14).
Rondon B, Vargas M, Velarde N, Terashima IA, Tello R (2003) Blastocystosis
humana: Estudio prospectivo, sintomatologia y factores epidemiologicos asociados.
Cryptosporidiosis and blastocystosis
in renal transplant recipients.
in preschool children from Bolivar City, Venezuela.