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  • da Rocha-Azevedo, B., H.B. Tanowitz, and F. Marciano-Cabral, Diagnosis of infections caused by pathogenic free-living amoebae. Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis, 2009: p. 251-406.
  • Qvarnstrom, Y., et al., Molecular confirmation of Sappinia pedata as a causative agent of amoebic encephalitis. J Infect Dis, 2009. 199(8): p. 1139-42.
  • Walochnik, J., C. Wylezich, and R. Michel, The genus Sappinia: History, phylogeny and medical relevance. Exp Parasitol, 2009.
  • Wylezich, C., Walochnik J, Michel, R, High genetic diversity of Sappinia-like strains (Amoebozoa, Thecamoebidae) revealed by SSU rRNA investigations. Parasitol Res, 2009. 105:869–873.
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