Intestinal cryptosporidiasis in living related renal transplant recipients.

  title={Intestinal cryptosporidiasis in living related renal transplant recipients.},
  author={Navalkishor Udgiri and Mukut Minz and Randeep Kashyap and Munish K Heer and Chandra Shekhar Gupta and K. N. Mohandas and Ranjana Walkar Minz and Nancy Malla},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  volume={36 7},
Cryptosporidium infestations are common in immunocompromised AIDS patients. However, the literature in renal transplant recipients is scarce. We conducted a study to know the prevalence, disease manifestations, and management of cryptosporidial infestations in live related renal transplant recipients. Cryptosporidial infestations were observed in 20% of patients, including 16.6% who had symptomatic diarrhea. We conclude that the prevalence is high in the transplant population, but only a few… CONTINUE READING


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