Intensity of infection in AIDS-related intestinal microsporidiosis.

  title={Intensity of infection in AIDS-related intestinal microsporidiosis.},
  author={Richard W. Goodgame and Charles Stager and B Marcantel and Eduardo Alcocer and Ana Maria Segura},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={180 3},
To quantify intensity of infection in AIDS-related microsporidiosis, 20 patients with known microsporidiosis submitted stools for quantitative spore counts after staining with a calcofluor white stain. Nine patients collected stools for 24 h, for assessment of daily spore excretion, stool-to-stool variation in spore excretion, and patient-to-patient variation in intensity of infection. The number of organisms seen in small bowel biopsy specimens from 7 patients was compared with quantitative… CONTINUE READING


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