Isospora hominis

Isospora hominis

(1) Sarcocycstis hominis.
(2) Sarcocystis suihominis.
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Isospora

(i-sos'po-ra) [? + sporos, spore]
A genus of Sporozoa belonging to the order Coccidia; found worldwide in warm climates as intestinal parasites of mammals, birds, and amphibians.

Isospora belli

A species that causes acute, non-bloody diarrhea with crampy abdominal pain, which can last for weeks in immunocompromised patients, e.g., people with AIDS.

Isospora hominis

See: Sarcocystis
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