A Modern Study on Culture Media for Blastocystis

Although culture studies for Blastocystis have been reported for many years, new ones with modern methods and additional results are always valuable.¬† Researchers from Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences have published a study comparing different culture media for Blastocystis, reporting that “In this article, we compared eight liquid media for cultivation of Blastocystis spp. Study material included fecal samples from clinically healthy pigs. Significant differences in the growth of Blastocystis on individual media were observed.” The study was reported in the Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences.

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