Microsporidiosis in solid organ transplant recipients: two Enterocytozoon bieneusi cases and review

@article{Lanternier2009MicrosporidiosisIS,
  title={Microsporidiosis in solid organ transplant recipients: two Enterocytozoon bieneusi cases and review},
  author={F. Lanternier and D. Boutboul and J. Menotti and M. Chandesris and C. Sarfati and M. Mamzer Bruneel and Y. Calmus and F. Mecha{\"i} and J. Viard and Marc Lecuit and M. Bougnoux and O. Lortholary},
  journal={Transplant Infectious Disease},
  year={2009},
  volume={11}
}
Abstract: Microsporidiosis first came to prominence as an opportunistic infection in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Microsporidia are now emerging pathogens responsible for severe diarrhea during solid organ transplantation. Two main clinical entities can be identified: infection by Enterocytozoon bieneusi, causing diarrhea with limited treatment options; and infection by Encephalitozoon intestinalis, which may disseminate and usually responds to albendazole treatment. We… Expand
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