genotypes of cryptosporidium spp. and enterocytozoon bieneusi in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in lagos, nigeria.molecular characterization of cryptosporidium spp. and enterocytozoon bieneusi has improved our understanding of the transmission of both organisms in humans. in this study, to infer possible infection sources, cryptosporidium spp. and e. bieneusi in fecal specimens from 90 hiv-infected patients attending antiretroviral clinics in lagos, nigeria were detected and genotyped by pcr and dna sequencing. cryptosporidium spp. and e. bieneusi were identified in four and five patients, respectively, inc ...201626662459
identification and characterization of microsporidia from fecal samples of hiv-positive patients from lagos, nigeria.microsporidia are obligate intracellular parasites that infect a broad range of vertebrates and invertebrates. they have been increasingly recognized as human pathogens in aids patients, mainly associated with a life-threatening chronic diarrhea and systemic disease. however, to date the global epidemiology of human microsporidiosis is poorly understood, and recent data suggest that the incidence of these pathogens is much higher than previously reported and may represent a neglected etiological ...201222496910
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