Septata intestinalis N. G., N. Sp., an intestinal microsporidian associated with chronic diarrhea and dissemination in AIDS patients.

@article{Cali1993SeptataIN,
  title={Septata intestinalis N. G., N. Sp., an intestinal microsporidian associated with chronic diarrhea and dissemination in AIDS patients.},
  author={Ann Cali and Donald Philip Kotler and Jan Marc Orenstein},
  journal={The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={101-12}
}
Intestinal microsporidiosis in patients diagnosed with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and having chronic diarrhea was first reported in 1985 and the associated microsporidian was named Enterocytozoon bieneusi. The intracellular developmental cycle of E. bieneusi in enterocytes has been demonstrated and many cases have been reported worldwide. This report presents the life cycle of a second intestinal microsporidian, associated with the same symptoms, in five AIDS patients. This new… CONTINUE READING

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