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.
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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.
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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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Of these, Enterocytozoon bieneusi is the most common causative agent of human infection [5], with the symptoms of chronic diarrhea and other enteric disease [6].
Encephalitozoon intestinalis were supplied as purified suspensions in phosphate-buffered (PBS) solution (1 x [10.sup.6] spores; Didier isolate; P103I) and Enterocytozoon bieneusi spores were supplied as unpurified suspensions (Waterborne Inc; New Orleans, LA).
Fourteen species are associated with human diseases, including Enterocytozoon bieneusi and Encephalitozoon intestinalis.
Enterocytozoon bieneusi among children with diarrhea attending Mulago Hospital in Uganda.