Trachipleistophora

Trachipleistophora

(trā'kē-plī-stof'ŏr-ă),
A genus of microsporidia that can infect humans and cause myositis, keratoconjunctivitis, and sinusitis in the immunocompromised person.

Tra·chi·plei·stoph·or·a

(trā-kē-plī-stof'ōr-ă)
A genus of microsporidia that can infect humans and cause myositis, keratoconjunctivitis, and sinusitis in the immunocompromised person.
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Microsporidia of the genera, Trachipleistophora, Pleistophora, and Tubulinosema also can cause myositis in immunocompromised hosts (11-17); the infection can be localized or part of a disseminated infection.
Seizures were associated with Trachipleistophora anthropophthera dissemination to the brain (16,17).
In case-patient A and a case-patient with Trachipleistophora myositis, the combination of albendazole, sulfadiazine, and pyrimethamine was successful (12).
Myositis associated with a newly described microsporidian, Trachipleistophora hominis, in a patient with AIDS.
Trachipleistophora hominis infection in the myocardium and skeletal muscle of a patient with AIDS.
Eight genera are described in human hosts: Enterocytozoon, Encephalitozzon, Pleistophora, Trachipleistophora, Vittaforma, Brachiola, Nosema, and Microsporidium.
300 especies (3); en la actualidad son 7 los generos que se han identificado en las infecciones humanas: Enchephalitozoon, Enterocytozoon, Nosema, Pleistophora, Trachipleistophora, Anncaliia (Brachiola) y Vittaforma (4,5) y un "falso" genero Microsporidium, donde se ubican los microorganismos que aun no han podido ser clasificados.
Las especies que afectan a los humanos son: Nosema, Vittaforma, Brachiola, Pleistophora, Encephalitozoon, Enterocytozoon, Septata y Trachipleistophora.
Likewise, recent reports that Trachipleistophora extenrec can cause myositis in anteaters (15) and that Tubulinosema sp.
Development and ultrastructure of Trachipleistophora hominis n.
Microsporidia of the genus Trachipleistophora-causative agents of human microsporidiosis: description of Trachipleistophora anthropophthera n.
Keratitis caused by Trachipleistophora anthropophthera.