Resistance of Blastocystis hominis cysts to metronidazole
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Blastocystis hominis cysts concentrated from faeces were resistant to metronidazole up to a concentration of 5 mg/ml. A cysticidal drug is therefore needed for radical treatment, to avoid relapse and to prevent transmission.
Tropical Medicine and International Health
(1996). Resistance of Blastocystis hominis cysts to metronidazole. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 1(5), 677-678.
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