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Blastocystis hominis

Parasitology

Protozoa

  1. Jeffrey J. Windsor MSc, CSci, FIBMS Senior Biomedical Scientist

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0191

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Windsor, J. J. 2010. Blastocystis hominis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. Bronglais Hospital Aberystwyth, National Public Health Service for Wales Microbiology Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Classification
  • 3
    Structure
  • 4
    Life Cycle
  • 5
    Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics
  • 6
    Clinical Aspects
  • 7
    Immunology
  • 8
    Pathology
  • 9
    Diagnosis
  • 10
    Epidemiology
  • 11
    Chemotherapy
  • 12
    Conclusion

Keywords:

  • Blastocystis hominis;
  • granular form;
  • ameboid form;
  • cyst form;
  • avacuolar and multivacuolar forms;
  • vacuolar form;
  • Clostridium difficile toxin;
  • fluorescent staining