Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 24th, 2003
"Microsporidia are obligate intracellular eukaryotic parasites that infect a wide range of hosts, including invertebrates and vertebrates, and "have emerged as important opportunistic pathogens of humans with the onset of the AIDS pandemic," scientists in France explained. "The potential impact of these infections in human pathology has required the development of antiparasitic strategies, based on the search for molecules having an effect on the development and/or the multiplication of microsporidia."
"This creates a demand for a simple and...
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