Microsporidiosis

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Microsporidiosis

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The terms "Microsporidiosis" returned 52 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Intestinal microsporidiosis in a reference center.
 

Author(s): Loredana Nilkenes Gomes da Costa, Fernando Augusto de Lima Marson, Angela Terezinha Lauand Sampaio Teixeira, Célia Regina Mendes Sales, Carlos Emílio Levy

Journal: Braz J Infect Dis. ;17(6):724-5.

 

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2013

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Disseminated microsporidiosis in an immunosuppressed patient.
 

Author(s): Eric G Meissner, John E Bennett, Yvonne Qvarnstrom, Alexandre da Silva, Emily Y Chu, Maria Tsokos, Juan Gea-Banacloche

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2012 Jul;18(7):1155-8.

 

We report a case of disseminated microsporidiosis in a patient with multiple myeloma who had received an allogeneic stem cell transplant requiring substantial immunosuppression. The causative organism was identified as Tubulinosema acridophagus, confirming this genus of microsporidia ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2012

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Intestinal microsporidiosis: a hidden risk in rheumatic disease patients undergoing anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy combined with disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs?
 

Author(s): Nadia Emi Aikawa, Aline de Oliveira Twardowsky, Jozélio Freire de Carvalho, Clovis A Silva, Ivan Leonardo Avelino França E Silva, Ana Cristina de Medeiros Ribeiro, Carla Goncalves Schain Saad, Julio César Bertacini Moraes, Roberto Acayaba de Toledo, Eloísa Bonfá

Journal: Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 ;66(7):1171-5.

 

Immunosuppressed patients are at risk of microsporidiosis, and this parasitosis has an increased rate of dissemination in this population. Our objective was to evaluate the presence of microsporidiosis and other intestinal parasites in rheumatic disease patients undergoing anti-tumor ...

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2011

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The terms "Microsporidiosis" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Microsporidia and microsporidiosis].
 

Author(s): Süleyman Yazar, Ozgür Koru, Berna Hamamcı, Ulfet Cetinkaya, Ulkü Karaman, Salih Kuk

Journal: Turkiye Parazitol Derg. 2013 ;37(2):123-34.

 

All microsporidia are obligate parasites and have no active stages outside their host cells. Microsporidia lack some typical eukaryotic characteristics. There are now over 1200 species identified in 144 genera. The most familiar stage of microsporidia is the small, highly resistant ...

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2013

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Microsporidiosis: not just in AIDS patients.
 

Author(s): Elizabeth S Didier, Louis M Weiss

Journal: Curr. Opin. Infect. Dis.. 2011 Oct;24(5):490-5.

 

Microsporidia have emerged as causes of opportunistic infections associated with diarrhea and wasting in AIDS patients. This review describes recent reports of microsporidiosis in HIV-infected individuals and the growing awareness of microsporidiosis in non-HIV-infected populations.

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2011

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First cases of microsporidiosis in transplant recipients in Spain and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): A L Galván, A M Martín Sánchez, M A Pérez Valentín, N Henriques-Gil, F Izquierdo, S Fenoy, C del Aguila

Journal: J. Clin. Microbiol.. 2011 Apr;49(4):1301-6.

 

Microsporidia are currently considered emerging pathogens responsible for life-threatening infections in organ transplant recipients. Here, we describe the first cases of intestinal microsporidiosis by Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotype D in two non-HIV-infected renal transplant recipients ...

Last Updated: 5 Apr 2011

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