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Complete list of studies that identify Blastocystis as pathogenic
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Eradication of Blastocystis with Nitazoxanide

Three Drug Combination for Eradication of Blastocystis

BRF News Fall/Winter 2010

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Physicians who treat Blastocystis infection

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BRF Studies classified by topic

References for research papers on the topic of denialism of infectious diseases in the medical community

Assays for detection of Blastocystis 'hominis''

References for role of iron in pathogen virulence

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Differential diagnosis of Blastocystis infection

Treatment of Blastocystis infection

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National Institute of Health Pubmed Feed

April 23, 2013: BRF Study: Blastocystis remains detectable in formaldehyde for at least one year.

March 4, 2013. 
The molecular epidemiology of Blastocystis in Lebanon is investigated, and subtype 1 is found to be correlated with symptoms.

February 22, 2013:
Molecular genetics shows that Blastocystis is transmitted between humans, and transmitted via contaminated water.

January 28, 2013: Yet another study relating Blastocystis to skin rash. 

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Did you know that:

  • Since our founding in 2006, BRF co-authored or organized eight major studies and four articles for less than $4000.  That's less than $500 per publication!  Read our studies. 

  • Scientists have donated thousands of hours to BRF.  Because we rely on donated time, your contributions go further in sponsoring research. 

  • Lasst year, BRF's operating budget for was less than the price of a colonoscopy, and much less than the cost of gall bladder removal.