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- Kesuma, Yudianita; Firmansyah, Agus; Bardosono, Saptawati; Sari, Ika Puspa; Kurniawan, Agnes
- Parasite epidemiology and control 2019 v.6 pp. e00112
- Blastocystis; Protozoa; adolescence; aggression; children; confidence interval; constipation; cross-sectional studies; diarrhea; fecal examination; females; high school students; intestines; pain; parasites; pathogenicity; phylogeny; polymerase chain reaction; questionnaires; ribosomal DNA; ribosomal RNA; risk factors; sequence analysis
- ... IBS is a functional gastrointestinal disorder and commonly presents in children and adolescences, presented as diarrhoea, constipation or mixed type. Blastocystis is a common intestinal protozoa found worldwide, which pathogenicity is still controversial. This study aimed to identify the risk factors of IBS, the association between IBS types with Blastocystis subtypes and analyse Blastocystis path ...
- Santos, Ana Letícia Carvalho; Trettel, Ana Cláudia Pereira Terças; Ribeiro, Luísa de Jesus Babosa Barroso; Vasconcellos, Marcelo Leitão; Zenazokenae, Leonir Evandro; Santos, Marina Atanaka; de Lemos, Elba Regina Sampaio; Amendoeira, Maria Regina Reis
- Parasite epidemiology and control 2019 pp. e00097
- Protozoa; Toxoplasma gondii; antibodies; cats; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; etiological agents; fluorescent antibody technique; forests; human population; humans; immunoglobulin G; immunoglobulin M; oocysts; parasites; pets; protozoal infections; serodiagnosis; serological surveys; seroprevalence; toxoplasmosis; villages; zoonoses; Brazil; Latin America; Malaysia; Venezuela
- ... Toxoplasma gondii is the etiological agent of toxoplasmosis, a widespread zoonosis that affects several homeothermic animals, including humans. This disease causes serious health problems, such that 10% of infected individuals develop clinical manifestations. Some studies on indigenous human populations have indicated variations in seroprevalence from 10.6% to 80.4% in such populations in differen ...