Microsporidiosis

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Microsporidiosis

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The terms "Microsporidiosis" returned 58 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Intestinal microsporidiosis in renal transplant recipients: Prevalence, predictors of occurrence and genetic characterization.
 

Author(s): U Ghoshal, S Khanduja, P Pant, K N Prasad, T N Dhole, R K Sharma, U C Ghoshal

Journal: Indian J Med Microbiol. ;33(3):357-63.

 

Intestinal microsporidiosis, which occurs in immunocompromised states such as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, has rarely been studied in patients with renal transplantation (RT) on immunosuppressive therapy.

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2015

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Microsporidiosis acquired through solid organ transplantation: a public health investigation.
 

Author(s): Susan N Hocevar, Christopher D Paddock, Cedric W Spak, Randall Rosenblatt, Hector Diaz-Luna, Isabel Castillo, Sergio Luna, Glen C Friedman, Suresh Antony, Robyn A Stoddard, Rebekah V Tiller, Tammie Peterson, Dianna M Blau, Rama R Sriram, Alexandre da Silva, Marcos de Almeida, Theresa Benedict, Cynthia S Goldsmith, Sherif R Zaki, Govinda S Visvesvara, Matthew J Kuehnert,

Journal: Ann. Intern. Med.. 2014 Feb;160(4):213-20.

 

Encephalitozoon cuniculi, a microsporidial species most commonly recognized as a cause of renal, respiratory, and central nervous system infections in immunosuppressed patients, was identified as the cause of a temporally associated cluster of febrile illness among 3 solid organ transplant ...

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2014

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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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The terms "Microsporidiosis" returned 10 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: 17 Oct 2014

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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: 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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