Cryptosporidiosis: a rare and severe infection in a pediatric renal transplant recipient.

Abstract

Cryptosporidium is an intracellular protozoan parasite that causes gastroenteritis in human. In immunocompromised individuals, cryptosporidium causes far more serious disease. There is no effective specific therapy for cryptosporidiosis, and spontaneous recovery is the rule in healthy individuals. However, immunocompromised patients need effective and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2011.01473.x

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