Gorillas are a host for Dientamoeba fragilis: an update on the life cycle and host distribution

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dc.contributor.author Stark, Damien en_US
dc.contributor.author Phillips, Owen en_US
dc.contributor.author Peckett, Donna en_US
dc.contributor.author Munro, Ursula en_US
dc.contributor.author Marriott, Debbie en_US
dc.contributor.author Harkness, Jock en_US
dc.contributor.author Ellis, John en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:46:02Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:46:02Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2008000663 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Stark Damien et al. 2008, 'Gorillas are a host for Dientamoeba fragilis: an update on the life cycle and host distribution', Elsevier Inc, vol. 151, pp. 21-26. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0304-4017 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/8875
dc.description.abstract Dientamoeba fragilis is a gastrointestinal protozoan that has a workldwide distribution and is emerging as a common caise of diarrhea. As D. fragilis has a propensity to cause chronic illness with symptoms similar to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) it is not surprising that some patients with D. fragilis are misidagnosed as having IBS. In contrast to mosrt other pethogenic protozoa verylittle is known about its life ycle, epidemiology and mode of transmission. What role animal reservoirs play in the transmission pf this parasite s unknown. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier Inc en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vetpar.2007.10.002 en_US
dc.title Gorillas are a host for Dientamoeba fragilis: an update on the life cycle and host distribution en_US
dc.parent Veterinary Parasitology en_US
dc.journal.volume 151 en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Amsterdam, Netherlands en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 21 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 26 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Medical and Molecular Biosciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 070700 en_US
dc.personcode 104964 en_US
dc.personcode 0000047245 en_US
dc.personcode 0000047246 en_US
dc.personcode 960091 en_US
dc.personcode 100209 en_US
dc.personcode 100210 en_US
dc.personcode 910945 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Veterinary Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Dientamoeba fragilias, host distribution, Australia, mammalian host en_US
dc.staffid 910945 en_US


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