Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 26th, 1996
In patients with AIDS, microsporidia have been reported with increasing frequency as opportunistic infectious agents. E. bieneusi is among such opportunistic infectious agents and is the most common agent of chronic diarrhea, with prevalence estimated from 7 percent and 50 percent.
The absence of reliable tools for the diagnosis of infectious caused by this microorganism may account for the wide range of estimated prevalence, noted A.J. Da Silva, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta,...
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