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- Urban, J., Jr, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Parasitology research 2014 v.113 no.4 pp. 1465-1472
- Blastocystis; cecum; colon; duodenum; epithelium; feces; fluorescent antibody technique; foods; genes; histology; ileum; jejunum; microscopy; necropsy; polymerase chain reaction; rabbits; swine
- ... Blastocystis has been reported in pig feces but the sites of development in the gastrointestinal tract are unknown. The present study was undertaken to determine predilection sites of Blastocystis in 11 naturally infected pigs examined at 20 weeks of age. At necropsy, feces and contents of the duodenum, jejunum, ileum, and cecum were examined by immunofluorescence (IFA) microscopy and PCR and tiss ...