Rune Stensvold

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Gender Male
Occupation Senior Scientist
Location Copenhagen, Denmark
Introduction Research areas: Epidemiology and clinical significance of common intestinal parasitic protists, especially Blastocystis, Dientamoeba, and Entamoeba. Genetic diversity, host specificity and evolutionary aspects of intestinal protists. Detection and identification of non-human, eukaryotic ribosomal DNA in stool samples. Molecular typing of parasites, e.g. in relation to outbreaks. Validation of state-of-the-art diagnostics