Western blot and immunofluorescence analysis of a human isolate of Encephalitozoon cuniculi established in culture from the urine of a patient with AIDS.

@article{Croppo1997WesternBA,
  title={Western blot and immunofluorescence analysis of a human isolate of Encephalitozoon cuniculi established in culture from the urine of a patient with AIDS.},
  author={G P Croppo and Govinda S. Visvesvara and Gordon J. Leitch and Sophie Wallace and Mary Ann De Groote},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1997},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={66-9}
}
Microsporidia spores, identified as Encephalitozoon cuniculi (CDC: V282), were isolated from the urine of a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and disseminated microsporidiosis, established in continuous culture on monkey kidney cells (E6), and antiserum was produced in rabbits. Immunoblot studies that used the patient serum and the rabbit sera against CDC:V282, Encephalitozoon hellem (CDC:0291:V213), and Encephalitozoon intestinalis (CDC:V297) revealed that CDC:V282 and the rabbit… CONTINUE READING
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