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NEELA PENUMARTHY
HUMBIO 103

 
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REFERENCES

Articles:
Amin, Omar. “Seasonal Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites in the United States during 2000.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2002; 66(6): 799-803.

Diaz, Elvia; Mondragon, Jaime; Ramirez, Enrique; Bernal, Rosamaria. “Epidemiology and Control of Intestinal Parasites with Nitazoxanide in Children in Mexico.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2003; 68(4): 384-385.

Horiki, Noriyuki; Kaneda, Yoshimasa; Maruyama, Masataka; Fujita, Yoshiyuki; Tachibana, Hiroshi. “Intestinal Blockage by Carcinoma and Blastocystosis Infection.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 1999; 60(3): 400-402.

Kaneda, Yoshimasa; Horiki, Noriyuki; Cheng, Xun-Jia; Fujita, Yoshiyuki; Maruyama, Masataka; Tachibana, Hiroshi. “Ribodemes of Blastocystis hominis isolated in Japan.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2001; 65(4): 393-396.

Leder, K; Hellard, ME; Sinclair, MI; Fairley, CK; Wolfe, R. “No correlation between clinical symptoms and Blastocystis hominis in immunocompetent individuals.” Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2005 Sep; 20(9):1390-4.

Leelayoova, S; Rangsin, R; Taamasri, P; Naaglor, T; Thathaisong, U; Mungthin, M. “Evidence of waterborne transmission of Blastocystis hominis.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2004 Jun; 70(6):658-662.

Pasqui, AL; Savini, E; Saletti, M; Guzzo, C; Puccetti, L; Auteri, A. “Chronic urticaria and blastocystis hominis infection: a case report.” European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences. 2004 May-Jun; 8(3):117-20.

Suresh, K; Smith, H. “Comparison of methods for detecting Blastocystis hominis.”
European Journal of Clinicial Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 2004 Jun; 23(6):509-11.

Tumwine, James K; Kekitiinwa, Addy; Bakeera-Kitaka, Sabrina; Ndeezi, Grace; Downing, Robert; Feng, Xiaochuan; Akiyoshi, Donna E; Tzipori, Saul. “Cryptosporidiosis and Microsporidiosis in Ugandan Children with Persistent Diarrhea with and without Concurrent Infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2005; 73 (5):921-925.

Yakoob, J; Jafri, W; Jafri, N; Khan, R; Islam, M; Beg, MA; Zaman, V. “Irritable bowel syndrome: in search of an etiology: role of Blastocystis hominis.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2004 Apr; 70(4):383-5.

Zierdt, Charles H. “Blastocystis hominis—past and future.” Clinical Microbiology Reviews. 1991 Jan; 4(1): 61-79.

Books:
Baron, Ellen Jo and Sydney M. Finegold. Bailey and Scott’s Diagnostic Microbiology. St. Louis: The C.V. Mosby Company, 1990.

David T. John and Petri, William A. Markell and Voge’s Medical Parasitology. 9th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Inc, 2006. 353, 387-8.

Web Sources:
“Blastocytis hominis Infection Fact Sheet.” CDC. http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dpd/parasites/blastocystishominis/factsht_blastocystis_hominis.htm

“Blastocystis hominis Infections.” Red Book Online. http://aapredbook.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/2003/1/3.16

“Parasite Image Library.” CDC. http://www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx/HTML/ImageLibrary/Blastocystis_il.asp?body=A-F/

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Primary Sources:
Katzenstein, David. Email Interview. 20 May 2006.

Kosek, Jon. Personal Interview. 22 May 2006.