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|Title:||A Blastocystis species from the sea-snake, Lapemis hardwickii (Serpentes:Hydrophiidae)|
|Citation:||Teow, W.L.,Zaman, V.,Ng, G.C.,Chan, Y.C.,Yap, E.H.,Howe, J.,Gopalakrishnakone, P.,Singh, M. (1991). A Blastocystis species from the sea-snake, Lapemis hardwickii (Serpentes:Hydrophiidae). International Journal for Parasitology 21 (6) : 723-726. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/0020-7519(91)90086-M|
|Abstract:||Observations were made on Blastocystis isolated from the sea-snake, Lapemis hardwickii. Exponential growth of the organism was observed between 2 and 4 days of culture. Vacuolated, amoeboid and granular forms were observed in cultures, similar to B. hominis. The optimal growth temperature for the sea-snake Blastocystis was 24°C compared with 37°C for B. hominis. The karyotypic patterns of B. hominis and the sea-snake Blastocystis were studied in the clamped homogeneous electric field (CHEF) technique was found to be different. Based on the above differences, the sea-snake Blastocystis was designated as Blastocystis lapemi sp. nov.|
|Source Title:||International Journal for Parasitology|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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