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Volume 79, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

We report the first intestinal infections in Tunisia with in two healthy adults. cysts were distinguished from those of the morphologically identical parasites and by specific nested polymerase chain reaction and sequencing.

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  • Received : 28 Apr 2008
  • Accepted : 17 Jul 2008

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