The Effect of Proton Pump Inhibitor Usage on the Incidence of Blastocystis sp


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HIZALER E., ŞENOL V. , ÇETİNKAYA Ü. , Sahin I.

KONURALP TIP DERGISI, cilt.10, ss.88-93, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.18521/ktd.295468
  • Dergi Adı: KONURALP TIP DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.88-93

Özet

Objective: Blastocystis sp. is one of the most common intestinal system protozoa in humans and it is infected with contaminated water and food through fecal-oral pathway. It is known that the proton pump inhibitors (PPI), which are commonly used in gastrointestinal system diseases, increase pH of the stomach. This study was aimed to investigate the effect of PPI usage on the incidence of Blastocystis sp..