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.
Eight genera are described in human hosts: Enterocytozoon, Encephalitozzon, Pleistophora, Trachipleistophora, Vittaforma, Brachiola, Nosema, and Microsporidium.
Son microorganismos intracelulares obligados pertenecientes al phylum Microsporidia, compuesto por mas de 160 generos y 1.300 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.
Likewise, recent reports that Trachipleistophora extenrec can cause myositis in anteaters (15) and that Tubulinosema sp.
Development and ultrastructure of Trachipleistophora hominis n.g., n.sp.
Microsporidia of the genus Trachipleistophora-causative agents of human microsporidiosis: description of Trachipleistophora anthropophthera n.sp.