Cryptosporidiosis and blastocystosis in renal transplant recipients.

@article{Ok1997CryptosporidiosisAB,
  title={Cryptosporidiosis and blastocystosis in renal transplant recipients.},
  author={Ulgen Zeki Ok and Mustafa Cirit and Ahmet Uner and Ercan Ok and Fehmi Akçiçek and Ali Başçi and Mehmet Ali Ozcel},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={1997},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={171-4}
}
Some intestinal parasitic infections are frequently seen in renal transplant recipients. Parasites such as Cryptosporidium spp. and Blastocystis hominis are often asymptomatic or responsible for limited infections in normals, but may cause prolonged and heavy infections with gastrointestinal complaints, mainly diarrhea, in immunocompromised patients. Such infections can often not be detected by routine diagnostic procedures, but special concentration and staining methods are needed. We… CONTINUE READING

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