PA1710-2

Stool: Blastocystis species, Endolimax nana –  Shipped October 02, 2017 – 

Educational Highlights

  • Recent phylogenetic analyses suggest limiting its name to “Blastocystis species” because of their wide genetic diversity, sufficient to assign them to different species.
  • The presence of Blastocystis species in stool samples from patients showing gastrointestinal symptoms does not necessarily imply that symptoms are due to this organism,

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