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Volume 81, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

is comprised of two major genotypes, A and B, which may vary in their propensity to cause disease. We tested for the presence of these two genotypes in stool samples from patients with gastrointestinal symptoms in Nepal. A total of 1,096 clinical specimens were screened by microscopy, and 45 samples with were identified. infection was confirmed in 35 of 45 samples by a specific real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay. Genotyping of the PCR product by restriction fragment length polymorphism indicated that 74% (26 of 35) were assemblage B, 20% (7 of 35) were assemblage A, and 6% (2 of 35) were mixed assemblages.

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  • Received : 20 Feb 2009
  • Accepted : 02 Jun 2009

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