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Figure 9 | Parasites & Vectors

Figure 9

From: Phenotypic variation in Blastocystis sp. ST3

Figure 9

Comparison of thickness of surface coat for IBS isolates (IBS1-4), symptomatic isolates (S1-4) and asymptomatic isolates (A1-4); Blastocystis in IBS isolates (Figure 9C-F) revealed to have a thicker layer of membrane surrounding the parasites which is also known as surface coat compared to a relatively thin layer of membrane in both asymptomatic isolates and symptomatic isolates (Figure 9A& B).

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