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The first case of Enterocytozoon bieneusi infection in Poland

Anna Bajer 1,  
 
1
Department of Parasitology, Institute of Zoology, University of Warsaw, Poland
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Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Immunology Clinic, Children’s Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
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Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of Northern Arizona, Yuma, USA
Ann Agric Environ Med 2013;20(2):287–288
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ABSTRACT:
Microsporidia are intracellular parasites that cause opportunistic infections in humans of various immunological status. Only a few case reports exist on microsporidial infection in solid organ transplant recipients worldwide. The presented study demonstrates the first case in Poland of [i]Enterocytozoon bieneusi [/i]infection in a liver transplant patient. Parasites were diagnosed in stool samples using both modified trichrome staining and PCR.
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