Comparative Study of Wheatley’s Trichrome Stain and In-vitro Culture against PCR Assay for the Diagnosis of Blastocystis sp. in Stool Samples

Background: This study evaluated the performance of routine permanent stain and cultivation method in comparison with polymerase chain reaction assay as the reference technique to detect Blastocystis sp. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted among aboriginal populations that reside in Pah...

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Main Authors: Nabilah Amelia MOHAMMAD, Mohd Fahmi MASTUKI, Hesham M. AL-MEKHLAFI, Norhayati MOKTAR, Tengku Shahrul ANUAR
Format: Article
Published: Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2018-03-01
Series:Iranian Journal of Parasitology
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