Molecular epidemiology of blastocystosis in Malaysia: does seasonal variation play an important role in determining the distribution and risk factors of Blastocystis subtype infections in the Aboriginal community?

Abstract Background Alternating wet and dry seasons may play an important role in the acquisition and distribution of Blastocystis subtype infection in the tropics. This cross-sectional study was therefore conducted to provide the prevalence of Blastocystis and to determine the potential risk factor...

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Main Authors: Samseh Abdullah Noradilah, Norhayati Moktar, Tengku Shahrul Anuar, Ii Li Lee, Fatmah Md Salleh, Siti Nor Azreen Abdul Manap, Noor Shazleen Husnie Mohd Mohtar, Syed Muhamad Azrul, Wan Omar Abdullah, Anisah Nordin, Syamsa Rizal Abdullah
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-07-01
Series:Parasites & Vectors
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