Enterocytozoon bieneusi


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En·ter·o·cy·to·zo·on bieneusi

agent of microsporidian infection, primarily infecting the small intestine, especially in immunocompromised patients. It is the microsporidian most frequently reported in AIDS patients, in whom it has been implicated in chronic diarrhea and weight loss; suggested treatment has been with octreotide with albendazole.
See also: microsporidia.

Enterocytozoon bieneusi

Parasitology The most common microsporidiosis of humans; in AIDS, E bieneusi infects the small intestinal mucosa, hepatobiliary tract, and is implicated in previously unexplained–ie pathogen-'negative' AIDS-related cholangitis; Pts with E bieneusi may be coinfected with Giardia lamblia. See AIDS-related cholangitis.

En·ter·o·cy·to·zo·on bi·e·neu·si

(entĕr-ō-sītō-zōon bīĕ-nyūsī)
Pathogen of microsporidian infection, primarily infecting the small intestine, especially in immunocompromised patients.
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Fourteen species are associated with human diseases, including Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Encephalitozoon intestinalis.
Enterocytozoon bieneusi y Encephalitozoon intestinalis son las especies de Microsporidios que con mayor frecuencia causan infeccion intestinal en el humano, la cual se manifiesta con diarrea acuosa, mala absorcion, dolor abdominal, perdida de peso y nauseas (8).
Prevalence of Encephalitozoon intestinalis and Enterocytozoon bieneusi in HIV positive patients to Maracaibo, Venezuela.
PRESENCE OF ENTEROCYTOZOON BIENEUSI IN BACKYARD PIGS IN TUMBES, PERU
Enterocytozoon bieneusi among children with diarrhea attending Mulago Hospital in Uganda.
Microsporidial GI infections in HIV are most often caused by Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Encephalitozoon (Septata) intestinalis.
Enterocytozoon bieneusi, the most common cause of microsporidiosis in humans (1), causes chronic diarrhea and severe wasting syndrome in immunocompromised patients (2).
Entre los microsporidios intestinales, Enterocytozoon bieneusi y Encephalitozoon intestinalis son causa importante de TGI en pacientes VIH positivos, cuya expresion clinica depende del estatus inmune del sujeto durante la infeccion.
2003) encontraram 12,69% de amostras fecais positivas para o microsporidio Enterocytozoon bieneusi em castores, raposas, pequenos roedores, lontras e guaxinins, no Sudeste dos Estados Unidos.
Ocurrence of a new microsporidian: Enterocytozoon bieneusi n.