In vitro cultivation of microsporidia of clinical importance.

@article{Visvesvara2002InVC,
  title={In vitro cultivation of microsporidia of clinical importance.},
  author={Govinda S. Visvesvara},
  journal={Clinical microbiology reviews},
  year={2002},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={401-13}
}
Although attempts to develop methods for the in vitro cultivation of microsporidia began as early as 1937, the interest in the culture of these organisms was confined mostly to microsporidia that infect insects. The successful cultivation in 1969 of Encephalitozoon cuniculi, a microsporidium of mammalian origin, and the subsequent identification of these organisms as agents of human disease heightened interest in the cultivation of microsporidia. I describe the methodology as well as the cell… CONTINUE READING
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