"Oocysts" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Zygote-containing cysts of sporozoan protozoa. Further development in an oocyst produces small individual infective organisms called SPOROZOITES. Then, depending on the genus, the entire oocyst is called a sporocyst or the oocyst contains multiple sporocysts encapsulating the sporozoites.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Oocysts" by people in Profiles.
da Fonseca IP, Ramos PS, Ruano FA, Duarte AP, Costa JC, Almeida AC, Falcão ML, Fazendeiro MI. Efficacy of commercial cleansing procedures in eliminating Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts from bivalves. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2006; 53 Suppl 1:S49-51.
Darnault CJ, Garnier P, Kim YJ, Oveson KL, Steenhuis TS, Parlange JY, Jenkins M, Ghiorse WC, Baveye P. Preferential transport of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts in variably saturated subsurface environments. Water Environ Res. 2003 Mar-Apr; 75(2):113-20.