Microsporidiosis

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Microsporidiosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Microsporidiosis" returned 46 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Enterocytozoon bieneusi Microsporidiosis in Stem Cell Transplant Recipients Treated with Fumagillin1.
 

Author(s): Iryna Bukreyeva, Adela Angoulvant, Inès Bendib, Jean-Charles Gagnard, Jean-Henri Bourhis, Sylvie Dargère, Julie Bonhomme, Marc Thellier, Bertrand Gachot, Benjamin Wyplosz

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2017 06;23(6):1039-1041.

 

Enterocytozoon bieneusi microsporidiosis is an emerging disease in immunocompromised patients. We report 2 cases of this disease in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients successfully treated with fumagillin. Thrombocytopenia occurred but without major adverse events. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Three Cases of Neurologic Syndrome Caused by Donor-Derived Microsporidiosis.
 

Author(s): Rachel M Smith, Atis Muehlenbachs, Joanna Schaenmann, Sanjiv Baxi, Sophia Koo, Dianna Blau, Peter Chin-Hong, Anna R Thorner, Matthew J Kuehnert, Kristina Wheeler, Alexis Liakos, Jonathan W Jackson, Theresa Benedict, Alexandre J da Silva, Jana M Ritter, Dominique Rollin, Maureen Metcalfe, Cynthia S Goldsmith, Govinda S Visvesvara, Sridhar V Basavaraju, Sherif Zaki

Journal: Emerging Infect. Dis.. 2017 03;23(3):387-395.

 

In April 2014, a kidney transplant recipient in the United States experienced headache, diplopia, and confusion, followed by neurologic decline and death. An investigation to evaluate the possibility of donor-derived infection determined that 3 patients had received 4 organs (kidney, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Evaluation of pulmonary microsporidiosis in iatrogenically immunosuppressed patients.
 

Author(s): Soykan Özkoç, Songül Bayram Delibaş, Çiler Akısü

Journal: Tuberk Toraks. 2016 Mar;64(1):9-16.

 

Microsporidia spp. are ubiquitous and infect a wide variety of intervertebrates and vertebrates, including humans. Pulmonary microsporidiosis, characterized by nonspecific symptoms like fever, cough and dyspnea, is often overlooked in the differential diagnosis of pulmonary infections ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Microsporidiosis" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Extraintestinal microsporidiosis.
 

Author(s): Poornima Ramanan, Bobbi S Pritt

Journal: J. Clin. Microbiol.. 2014 Nov;52(11):3839-44.

 

Microsporidia are highly specialized obligate intracellular organisms that are closely related to fungi. Although traditionally associated with diarrheal illness in patients with AIDS, extraintestinal infections involving various organs have been reported with increasing frequency ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[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: 31 Dec 1969

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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.

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