Researchers from St. Vincent’s Hospital in Australia have published a review and update on the pathogenic potential and treatment options for Blastocystis infection.  The paper describes a number of patient cases, summarizes current information on the life cycle and pathology of Blastocystis infection, and notes that many of the currently used treatments may provide a low degree of success in eradicating the infection.  The full free text is available from Gut Pathogens.

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