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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

versión On-line ISSN 1012-2966

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BASTIDAS, Gilberto; MALAVE, Carlos  y  BASTIDAS, Daniel. Blastocystis sp. Update on your parasitic role . Gac Med Bol [online]. 2019, vol.42, n.2, pp. 182-188. ISSN 1012-2966.

Blastocystis sp. a single-celled, anaerobic parasite of great genetic variability in the intestine of animals and humans of worldwide distribution and the one with the highest prevalence among intestinal zoonoses that has been immersed in controversies and reviews due to its taxonomy, morphological characteristics, life cycle and role pathogen. Therefore, the objective of this paper is the consolidation of information on these and other aspects of Blastocystis sp. product of the review of the scientific literature. It is a documentary study. The data found were grouped into 8 chapters: typification, epidemiological behavior, life cycle and parasitic morphology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment and final reflections. In this review, aspects related to Blastocystis sp. in order to show the current trends of knowledge about this parasitism as an essential basis of the promotion and prevention strategies that countries adopt against Blastocystis sp.

Palabras clave : Blastocystis sp.; parasitic disease; parasite; pathogenesis; intestinal zoonoses.

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