Title

Resistance of Blastocystis hominis cysts to metronidazole

Document Type

Article

Department

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Abstract

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.

Publication

Tropical Medicine and International Health

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