Corneal microsporidiosis in a patient with AIDS.

  title={Corneal microsporidiosis in a patient with AIDS.},
  author={Ann Cali and David M Meisler and Ishbel Rutherford and Careen Y Lowder and J T. Mcmahon and David L. Longworth and Ralph T. Bryan},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  volume={44 5},
Microsporidia are obligate intracellular protozoan parasites that are becoming increasingly recognized as opportunistic pathogens in patients with AIDS. They have been associated with enteritis, hepatitis, and peritonitis and recently keratoconjunctivitis. Gram stain demonstrates the presence of these organisms on light microscopic sections. The specific… CONTINUE READING