microsporidiosis


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microsporidiosis

[‚mī·krō·spə‚rid·ē′ō·səs]
(veterinary medicine)
Infection with microsporidians.
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Although electron microscopy is highly specific for microsporidiosis, the number of organisms within a biopsy specimen limits sensitivity.
Protozoal pathogens include Cryptosporidiosis, Isosporiasis, Microsporidiosis, Pnemocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) and Toxoplasmosis.
Selangor, Malaysia, Dec 5, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Microsporidiosis is a disease caused by highly infective parasitic microsporidian.
Microsporidiosis or cotton shrimp disease can infect most marine crustacea, including many species of shrimp and prawns.
Most infections cause only mild and nonspecific alterations in the intestinal mucosa including IELosis, lamina propria inflammation, and rarely, architectural changes, whereas some, such as giardiasis; Whipple disease; opportunistic infections including microsporidiosis, cryptosporidiosis, and CMV can be diagnosed by identifying the microorganism in biopsy specimens.
The commonest extra-intestinal manifestation of cryptosporidiosis, microsporidiosis and isosporiasis is acalculous cholecystitis.
Human ocular microsporidiosis first came into prominence as an opportunistic infection in patients with AIDS in the 1980s and, subsequently, in other immunocompromised patients (3,4).
Intestinal microsporidiosis as a cause of diarrhea in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: a report of 20 cases.