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.
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.
Opportunistic nature of the mammalian microsporidia: experimental transmission of Trachipleistophora extenrec (Fungi: Microsporidia) between mammalian and insect hosts.