Published in AIDS Weekly, January 2nd, 2006
According to recent research from the United States, "Enterocytozoon bieneusi is clinically the most significant among the microsporidia causing chronic diarrhea, wasting, and cholangitis n individuals with human immunodeficiency virus/AIDS. Microscopy with either calcofluor or modified trichrome stains is the standard diagnostic test for microsporidiosis and does not allow species identification."
"Detection of E. bieneusi infection based on PCR is limited to a few reference laboratories, and thus it is not the...
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