Publications

TitleAbstractYear(sorted ascending)
Filter
PMID
Filter
[not available]. 194915399473
[not available]. 195015405241
human infection with isospora belli; report of a case in florida. 195514387965
[human intestinal coccidiosis caused by isospora belli]. 195813585037
[discovery of isospora belli in duodenal juice]. 195914429128
[a case of human intestinal coccidiosis caused by isospora belli (wenyon, 1923)]. 196014437908
[1st case of human coccidiosis due to isospora belli reported in belgium]. 196213930677
experimental human coccidial enteritis by isospora belli wenyon, 1923. a study based on the infection of 5 volunteers. 196213944889
a case of human infestation with isospora belli in egypt. 196313982276
steatorrhea in a man infected with coccidiosis (isospora belli). 196414234685
[1st case of human coccidiosis caused by isospora belli reported in belgium]. 196414277145
[contribution to the study of isospora belli infestations in children]. 196514322228
human coccidiosis caused by isospora belli. a second case observed in belgium. 19655853468
diarrhoea among infants in a crowded area of djakarta, indonesia. a longitudinal study from birth to two years.diarrhoeal diseases are common in djakarta, indonesia, especially among infants and young children. a study has been made of possible bacterial and parasitic causes of outbreaks in a group of 156 infants in a crowded area of the city. before the study was complete, 60 infants had left the area and 30 had died; diarrhoea was probably the direct or indirect cause of 13 of the deaths.diarrhoea was associated with pathogenic escherichia coli in about 20% of the cases studied; other causes of diarrho ...19665296127
contribution to the study of infestation with isospora belli in children. 19665960046
[laboratory diagnosis of infestations with isospora belli]. 19665911470
[research on the action of some chemical and physical agents on oocysts of isospora belli. proposals for combating and preventing human isosporosis]. 19665936602
human infection with isospora belli. the first case in minnesota in 30 years. 19676019212
[an unusual cause of diarrhea: coccidiosis due to isospora belli]. 19675615335
[a case of bilio-intestinal coccidiosis due to isospora belli]. 19675622135
human isospora belli infection in new york city. 19685653306
[2 further cases of isospora belli coccidiosis observed in belgium]. 19724678483
natural and laboratory-acquired infection by isospora belli. 19725038170
human infection with isospora belli in england: a case report. 19725032219
abnormal (marker) chromosomes in a quinacrine-treated patient with isospora belli and giardia lamblia. 19734744405
[human coccidiosis caused by isospora belli]. 19744478142
a case of severe human coccidiosis in israel.a 51-year-old woman presented with intermittent diarrhea and marked loss of weight. stool examination and duodenal intubation both yielded coccidian oocytes of isospora belli. the patient responded to treatment with septrin (trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole), 2 g daily for three weeks. this is the first reported case of severe human coccidiosis in israel.19751140956
[chronic diarrhea (with an increase of atypical lymphocytes): malabsorption syndrome (isospora belli infection and immune deficiency)]. 19751240436
[a case of infection with isospora belli]. 19761272058
malignant lymphoma initiated with malabsorption syndrome due to isospora belli infection and lymphocytosis.a 47-year-old man had diarrhea in 1965. four years later, malabsorption syndrome was diagnosed and the patient was found to have mild lymphocytosis. abdominal lymphoma was suspected, but exploratory laparotomy was normal except for partial villous atrophy of small intestine and slightly enlarged mesenteric lymphnodes which were normal microscopically. in vitro lymphocyte blastformation with phytohemagglutinin was depressed markedly throughout the course and the result predicted the developement ...1976960106
observations on the intestinal protozoa infecting man in rhodesia.humans in rhodesia harbour a wide range of intestinal protozoa. of the species included, entamoeba histolytica, entamoeba coli and giardia lamblia have previously been recorded. other species which are either rarely reported or which have previously never been reported from this country, include trichomonas hominis, chilomastix mesnili, enteromonas hominis, retortamonas intestinalis, balantidum coli,entamoeba hartmanni,entamoeba histolytica laredo. endolimax nana, dientamoeba fragilis and isospo ...1976988643
[isospora belli oocyst detected in patients with chronic enterocolitis]. 1978664586
[an isosporosis outbreak caused by isospora belli at antofagasta city (chile). considerations on 90 cases diagnosed within a period of 3 months (author's transl)]. 1978737037
[utilization of the kato-katz-method (thick-smear technique) the diagnosis of isospora (author's transl)].performing 10475 stool examination using the kato-katz, hoffman-pons-janer and direct examination (after agitation) methods, the author showed the best results with kato-katz method for the diagnosis of isospora hominis and isospora belli. among the 10475 stools examined 392 (3.74%) were positive for i. hominis and 55 (0.52%) for i. belli with the kato-katz method; with the use of the others methods only 28 (0.26%) were positive for i. hominis and 6 (0.06% for i. belli.1979394228
chronic isospora belli infection treated with co-trimoxazole. 1979475171
[incidence and clinical aspects of intestinal coccidiosis in a tropical medicine practice].the microscopic investigation of 3 500 faecal samples with a method of concentration combining the ether treatment and flottation, has allowed to spot 5 cases (out of 700) of isosporosis (isospora belli) among subjects coming all from the tropical area and showing an occasionally serious symptomatology which has been treated by tinidazole. besides 2% samples were infested by sarcocystis hominis. the subjects affected were also from tropical origin, but did not present clinical disorders directly ...19806784940
[a case of human isospora belli coccidiosis]. 19817348500
[human intestinal coccidiosis in chile: infections by isospora belli and by sarcocystis hominis (isospora hominis)]. 19816812599
[an autopsy case of t-cell lymphoma associated with disseminated varicella and malabsorption syndrome due to isospora belli infection (author's transl)]. 19816975832
isospora belli infection in australia. 19817301423
[human isosporosis caused by isospora belli wenyon, 1923, salvador-bahia]. 19836879052
isospora belli diarrheal infection in homosexual men.unsporulated isospora belli oocysts were detected in the stool specimens of three homosexual men. the oocysts were ellipsoidal measuring 23-33 x 12-15 micron. it is acid fast with modified cold kinyoun stain (mck) and reveals orange fluorescence with the truant's stain. sheather's sucrose flotation method is effective in concentrating isospora oocyst as with other coccidial oocysts. one specimen showed many charcot-leyden crystals. all three patients responded to treatment. isosporiosis is rare ...19836546006
isospora belli infection as a cause of diarrhoea.a case of isospora belli infection in thailand is reported. an 18 month-old thai girl from a foster home was hospitalized for acute mucous diarrhoea. immature oocysts of i. belli were detected in the stool examination by simple saline smear. the symptoms subsided spontaneously with the disappearance of parasite from the stools on the fifth day. the pathogenesis of mucous diarrhoea and the route of transmission was discussed.19836673130
isospora belli in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.isospora belli is a cause of protracted diarrhea in immunocompromised patients. acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), seen mostly in homosexual men and narcotic addicts, predisposes affected persons to a number of opportunistic infections. as isospora belli has been reported only once in this group, we report isospora belli in an aids patient with chronic diarrhea.19846512229
[severe digestive complications of aids in a group of patients from zaire].severe digestive complications of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (aids) were observed in 9 patients among a group of 17 patients from zaire treated for aids in belgium between may 1979-april 1983. among the 9 cases, there were 10 ailments of the upper digestive tract, 7 of intestinal disorders, 3 of hepatic disorders, and 2 of pancreatic disorders. the average age of affected patients was 35 years. 4 men averaged 32 years and 5 women averaged 39 years. their average stay in belgium was ...19846524266
[acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, chronic coccidiosis and salmonella typhimurium septicemia in a couple from zaire. immunological functions and attempt at immunostimulation by thymopentin].a clinical review of a young couple from zaïre with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids) is reported. both had opportunistic infections such as salmonella typhimurium septicemia, genital herpes and digestive candidiasis. the husband was hospitalized for diarrhea from isospora belli infection and for hemoptysis from an aspergilloma. his wife was admitted for a thoracic herpes zoster infection and left hemiplegia preceding subacute encephalitis. in both patients the biological immune function ...19846393326
isospora belli enteritis in three homosexual men.isospora belli is an uncommon cause of diarrhea in man. like the closely related cryptosporidium, the organism causes disease that may be more severe and chronic in patients with underlying immune deficiency states. we describe three male homosexuals with isospora enteritis. each had several months of diarrhea. all three patients had lymphopenia and two had profound t cell helper-suppressor ratio reversal. in addition, two of the patients admitted to oral-anal contact, a practice associated with ...19846507724
demonstration of isospora belli by acid-fast stain in a patient with acquired immune deficiency syndrome.isospora belli, like cryptosporidium sp., a sporozoan parasite of the small intestine, has been isolated from both immunodeficient and immunologically normal persons. in immunocompetent persons the infection may be asymptomatic; it frequently causes mild and self-limited diarrhea. the spectrum of the disease in persons with acquired immune deficiency syndrome is not well established. i. belli did not stain well with the methods usually used for intestinal protozoa and was difficult to see unstai ...19846208216
enteric coccidiosis among patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.ten patients were identified at jackson memorial hospital/university of miami hospitals and clinics with enteric coccidial infection due to cryptosporidium spp. or isospora belli. all had the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome as manifested by kaposi's sarcoma or multiple opportunistic infections, or both. they presented with profuse diarrhea associated with weakness, anorexia, and weight loss. routine examinations of stools for eggs and parasites as performed by the hospital laboratory were neg ...19846334448
diarrhoea and malabsorption in acquired immune deficiency syndrome: a study of four cases with special emphasis on opportunistic protozoan infestations.chronic diarrhoea is frequent in acquired immune deficiency syndrome (aids) but has been poorly investigated so far. we report four patients with aids in whom diarrhoea and malabsorption were outstanding features, and who underwent extensive digestive investigations. diarrhoea was a presenting symptom in all subjects and was of secretory type in three of them. d-xylose and vitamin b12 were malabsorbed in all cases; steatorrhea was found in the two patients who could ingest significant amounts of ...19854038492
unsuccessful treatment of enteritis due to isospora belli with spiramycin: a case report. 19854067332
isospora infection in a homosexual man.a case of isospora belli in a homosexual male is described. the procedures used for recovery and staining the cyst stages of isospora are included.19854028665
[a case of the long-term infection of isospora belli]. 19854032835
[chronic diarrhea due to isospora belli and kaposi's sarcoma in a male homosexual. report of the 1st case of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in chile]. 19853832262
treatment of infectious complications of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.the infectious complications of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids) are discussed, and the conventional and nonconventional therapies used for these infections are reviewed. the infections most commonly encountered in patients with aids are pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (58%), candida esophagitis (31%), toxoplasmosis (21%), cytomegalovirus infections (15%), and herpes-simplex virus infections (12%). pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is the most common life-threatening process in these pa ...19852996829
[presentation of an autochthonous case of human coccidiosis in cuba caused by isospora belli. wenyon, 1923]. 19853914008
[cryptosporidiosis, isosporiasis, lambliasis in immunologic deficiencies].digestive disorders are very frequent in the course of immune deficiencies. parasitic infestations are often their cause, giardia lamblia was the first known agent and is chiefly found in deficiencies of humoral immunity. recent studies allowed a better evaluation of the relationships between the host's immune system and parasite, such as production of anti-giardia antibodies, presence of non specific anti-giardia factors in blood and maternal milk and the part played by cellular immunity. anoth ...19853914246
parasitological observations of chronic diarrhoea in suspected aids adult patients in kinshasa (zaire).the parasitological profile of chronic diarrhoea in 46 zairian adults suspected of aids demonstrated that the frequency of protozoa was five times higher than that of helminths; 86% of the protozoa were sporozoa: isospora belli was the most frequent (19%), followed by cryptosporidium isolated for the first time in zaire (8%) and blastocystis hominis (2%). 37 of the 46 patients were immunodeficient.19863787692
prevalence of enteric parasites in homosexual patients attending an outpatient clinic.a total of 372 pooled stool specimens from 274 homosexual men with diarrhea were submitted for parasitologic examination over a 2.5-year period. each two-vial pooled specimen set contained portions of stool from 3 consecutive days in formalin and polyvinyl alcohol. of the 274 patients, 133 (48.5%) harbored one or more intestinal protozoa, with 161 (43.3%) of the 372 specimens submitted being positive for one or more organisms. the parasites identified included entamoeba histolytica (71 patients) ...19862877006
[chronic diarrhea with isospora belli steatorrhea]. 19862947169
[gastrointestinal manifestations of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; case studies of 14 patients].the gastrointestinal manifestations seen in acquired immune deficiency syndrome (aids) are discussed based on the observation of 14 patients with a positive serology for lav/htlv iii antibody. aids was confirmed in 8 cases and aids related complex (arc) in 6 cases. risk groups included 6 homosexuals, 6 drug abusers and 2 patients from zaïre. all the aids cases underwent gastrointestinal endoscopy and biopsy; in 5 patients a necropsy was performed. evaluation of the immune status showed lymphopen ...19863775342
clinical manifestations and therapy of isospora belli infection in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.isospora belli has recently been recognized as an opportunistic protozoan pathogen in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids). although i. belli rarely causes diarrhea in patients with aids in the united states, we have documented isosporiasis in 15 percent (20 of 131) of such patients in haiti. the infection was associated with chronic watery diarrhea and weight loss that was clinically indistinguishable from disease caused by the related coccidia cryptosporidium. no demogra ...19863487730
gastrointestinal manifestations of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.in addition to abnormalities in systemic immune function, patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids) and the pre-aids syndromes have significant abnormalities in the distribution of t-cell subsets in the intestinal tract. such immune deficits predispose such patients to opportunistic infections and tumors, many of which involve the gastrointestinal tract. for example, candida albicans often causes stomatitis and esophagitis. intestinal infections with parasites (cryptosporidium, ...19873825111
[diarrhea and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in the tropics (tropical aids). the place of digestive endoscopic examinations in diagnosing opportunistic infections].a.i.d.s. has revealed some parasitic, microbiotic, mycotic or viral diseases causing diarrhea or has given a revival of interest to them. so are cryptosporidium, isospora belli, salmonella typhi murium, cytomegalovirus. some easy techniques lead to the diagnosis of some pathogenic agents, such as parasitologic diagnosis of cryptosporidium. some other pathogenic agents call for a biopsy in view of an histopathology test: it is the case of cytomegalovirus of which the diagnosis is stated positivel ...19873670029
thrombocytopenia and vomiting due to difluoromethylornithine.a 32-year-old haitian male with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome presented with complications of isospora belli enteritis. therapy with the investigational drug difluoromethylornithine was initiated. severe thrombocytopenia, nausea, and vomiting developed during intravenous drug therapy and recurred upon rechallenge with low-dose oral difluoromethylornithine. therapy was discontinued because of these severe adverse effects.19873111810
acute human isosporiasis in thailand: a case report.a case of acute human isosporiasis in thailand was reported. a 57-year-old man developed diarrhoea after prednisolone administration for the management of nephrotic syndrome. stool examination revealed numerous isospora oocysts. on the basis of parasite morphology and sporulation time, it was identified as isospora belli wenyon, 1923. the patient recovered for the diarrhoea without specific treatment.19873660061
staining of isospora belli oocysts. 19872441500
isospora belli and cryptosporidium sp. from a patient not suspected of having acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.several protozoa including cryptosporidium sp. and isospora belli were found in a stool specimen from a patient not suspected of having acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids). as a result of the parasitologic findings, serologic tests were ordered that verified the diagnosis of aids. all stool specimens are routinely tested for presence of acid fast organisms with a modified acid fast technique.19873440371
isospora belli infection in patients with aids in catalunya, spain. 19873600715
disseminated extraintestinal isosporiasis in a patient with acquired immune deficiency syndrome.this report describes a 38-year-old male homosexual with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (aids) and a history of isospora belli infestation treated with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole. at autopsy, intracellular and extracellular i. belli organisms were identified in the mucosa and lamina propria of small and large intestine as well as in mesenteric and tracheobronchial lymph nodes, where an associated granulomatous reaction was also present. until now, isosporiasis has been observed as intrac ...19873826017
protozoal infections in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.several protozoa have emerged as the major opportunistic infections and cause of death in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids). pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is the leading cause of death in aids patients. electron microscopy (em) usually shows numerous trophozoites and cysts of pneumocystis filling up the entire alveolar space, while only cysts are seen under the light microscope. the focal thickening of cyst wall of pneumocystis, as demonstrated by em and manifested as a "p ...19883073196
parasitic diarrhea.this article reviews the biology, epidemiology, and clinical management of amebiasis, giardiasis, and cryptosporidiosis as well as the less common intestinal protozoa, dientamoeba fragilis, isospora belli, balantidium coli, and blastocystis hominis.19883074123
persistent diarrhoea in zairian aids patients: an endoscopic and histological study.to determine the aetiology of persistent diarrhoea in african patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), 42 patients with human immunodeficiency virus (hiv) and persistent diarrhoea were enrolled in a microbiological, endoscopic, and histological study. cryptosporidium was the intestinal parasite most often identified (30%); isospora belli was found in 12% of the patients. histological examination of the duodenal mucosa showed a non-specific inflammatory reaction in a significantly ...19883220308
effectiveness of roxithromycin for treating isospora belli infection. 19883411149
cryptosporidiosis and isosporiasis in patients with aids.cryptosporidium and isospora belli are coccidian protozoan parasites that were long recognized as pathogens of animals. they were brought to the attention of the medical community by the advent of aids. these parasites are associated with persistent, devastating enteritis in patients with aids and self-limited diarrheal illness in the immunocompetent host. cryptosporidiosis appears to be more common than isosporiasis in both patients with aids and those who are not immunosuppressed. clinically, ...19883060532
cryptosporidium and isospora belli infections. 19883275728
[isospora belli coccidiosis in immunocompetent subjects (a study of 40 cases seen in paris)].35 of the 40 cases with isospora belli infection were from france: 33 patients presenting with "travellers diarrhoea" were infected abroad (especially in tropical africa and the middle east) but 7 were infected in france itself. charcot-leyden crystals were found together with i. belli oocysts in the stools of 35 subjects. 61% of the cases presented with hypereosinophilia of between 6 and 20%. the average eosinophilia was 7.6% or 649/mm3.19883180320
isospora belli enteric infection in patients with human t-cell leukemia virus type i-associated adult t-cell leukemia. 19882901228
the pathology of aids.the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids) is a devastating new disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv). this retrovirus causes profound immunoincompetence in its infected hosts, who are thereafter susceptible to develop myriad severe and relapsing protozoal, fungal, bacterial, viral, and arthropodal opportunistic infections, as well as unusual malignancies. the more than 50,000 patients who have developed aids in the united states have produced a sudden unexpected deluge of ...19882836878
animal reservoirs of cryptosporidium spp. and isospora belli. 19883171238
isospora belli infection: treatment with pyrimethamine.isosporiasis is an uncommon but important diarrheal disease of humans that, like cryptosporidiosis, is life-threatening in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids). isospora belli infection responds rapidly to therapy with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, but patients with aids have a high rate of adverse reactions to this therapy. the cases of two patients with aids, sulfonamide allergy, and i. belli infection are reported. they were treated successfully with pyrimethamine alon ...19883261956
[11 cases of isosporiasis (isospora belli) in patients with aids].the study of 11 cases of isosporiasis (isospora belli) shows that this opportunistic coccidia, alone or with cryptosporidium, causes severe prolonged diarrhoea which worsens the prognosis and evolution of aids patients. a low prevalence (0.7%) is found in subjects from tropical regions. the results of treatment are disappointing. bactrim is the only drug found to be effective but prolonged parasitological surveillance is required to detect the frequent relapses, and assess the long-time usefulne ...19883262019
[opportunistic parasitic diseases and mycoses in aids. their frequencies in brazzaville (congo)].to determine the frequency of opportunistic parasitic and mycotic diseases in adult aids patients in the congo, a study was conducted at l'hôpital universitaire de brazzaville in 1986 and 1987. diagnosis of aids was made using the who clinical definition for africa (bangui, 1985) and hiv seropositivity pasteur elisa test. oral pharyngeal candidiasis occurred in 36% of cases. intestinal parasitic profile found in 118 patients, 2/3 of whom were associated with chronic diarrhoea showed clearly rela ...19883263218
enteric parasites and hiv infection: occurrence in aids patients in rio de janeiro, brazil.the occurrence of intestinal parasites, its relation with the transmission mechanism of hiv, and the clinical state of the aids patients, were analyzed in 99 group iv patients (cdc, 1986), treated at "hospital universitário pedro ernesto" (hupe), between 1986 and 1988. the group consisted of 79 (79.8%) patients whose hiv transmission mechanism took place through sexual contact and of 16 (20.2%) who were infected through blood. feces samples from each patient were examined by four distincts metho ...19892487448
diclazuril for isospora belli infection in aids. 19892567420
occasional parasitic infections of man in papua new guinea and irian jaya (new guinea).most parasites of man in new guinea are cosmopolitan species, widely distributed and highly prevalent in the island. reports of other parasite infections are reviewed. this impoverished fauna includes anthroponotic species normally occurring at low prevalences, e.g. isospora belli, dientamoeba fragilis, trichomonas hominis and a few zoonotic forms with pigs as reservoir hosts, notably balantidium coli and entamoeba polecki. other zoonoses are very few and extremely rare. this may be due to the r ...19892690759
[infectious diarrhea in african acquired immunodepression syndrome (aids). apropos of 100 patients studied in bujumbura (burundi)].the authors carried out a prospective survey on 100 cases of aids in order to find out the different etiologies of infections diarrhoea in terms of frequency and diagnosis behaviour. 84 out of 100 patients got diarrhoea. all 100 patients had their stools examined, 78 underwent high digestive fibroscopy with irrigation and aspiration of duodenal liquid (iadl), 40 duodenal biopsies. 98 infecting agents were revealed in stool exams, 50 in iadl, 7 at the occasion of histopathological exam of duodena ...19892796697
case report--the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and isospora belli infection.a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids) presenting with isospora belli infection is reported. the difficulties encountered in the diagnosis and therapy of isosporiasis are discussed. the diarrhoea responded to treatment with intravenous fluid replacement and oral furazolidone.19892814547
therapeutic challenge for isospora belli enteritis in an aids patient who developed lyell syndrome after co-trimoxazole therapy. 19892783831
[parasites, etiologic agents of diarrhea in aids. significance of duodenal aspiration fluid test].a research was made on one hundred cases of diarrhoeas in aids-patients by stool examination including examination of duodenal aspirated liquid. concerning the examination of duodenal fluid, we founded the parasites in almost one hundred patients of the cases. among parasites observed, isospora belli was the most frequent (20% of cases), followed by cryptosporidium (15%). strongyloides stercoralis represented 10% of the cases. the majority of other parasites was miscellaneous protozoa and some h ...19892766442
[aids manifestations in the gastrointestinal tract].more than 50% of hiv-infected patients develop gastrointestinal symptoms. the hiv-induced damage of the mucosa-associated immune system (reduction of cd4-positive cells in the lamina propria) leads to an increased risk of opportunistic infections (candida, herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus, cryptosporidia, isospora belli, strongyloides stercoralis, mycobacteria) and the development of malignant tumors (kaposi's sarcoma, malignant lymphoma). 70% of patients with gastrointestinal kaposi's sarc ...19892659472
chronic travelers' diarrhea in a normal host due to isospora belli. 19892915177
treatment and prophylaxis of isospora belli infection in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.enteric infection with the protozoan isospora belli is common in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids) and causes severe diarrhea. i. belli responds well to treatment with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, but there is a high rate of recurrence. to investigate the effect of long-term prophylaxis, we studied 32 haitian patients with aids complicated by i. belli infection and chronic diarrhea. all were treated with trimethoprim (160 mg) and sulfamethoxazole (800 mg), given orall ...19892927483
[isospora belli in a hiv (+) patient]. 19892519458
role of the microbiology laboratory in the diagnosis of opportunistic infections in persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus.patients with defects in the immune system caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus are predisposed to a variety of opportunistic infections, many of which can be diagnosed by conventional or special microbiological procedures. this article reviews the laboratory diagnosis of bloodstream, lower respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract, and central nervous system infections in persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus. laboratories serving health care facilities in which a ...19902407217
[treatment with doxycycline and nifuroxazide of isospora belli infection in aids].isospora belli infection is the most frequent coccidiosis after cryptosporidiosis in aids patients. chronic watery diarrhea is observed. trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole is the recommended treatment. four aids patients were intolerant to this drug and were treated with doxycycline and nifuroxazide. three patients were cured. two patients died of other infections. the two last patients relapsed and were treated again with long term doxycycline. no relapse occurred during the following twelve months.19902385457
isospora belli and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. 19902294430
gastroenterological aspects of aids in the third world.gastrointestinal disease is the commonest presentation of aids in the third world. diarrhoea and weight loss are particularly common. although many pathogens may be found, chronic cryptosporidiosis is the most frequent and there remains no specific effective therapy. isospora belli is found in less than 10% of cases, but may be treated with cotrimoxazole, and long-term maintenance treatment to prevent relapse is effective. oral disease, especially with candidiasis, is increasingly recognized and ...19902282382
[opportunistic parasitic diseases in africa. clinical aspects and diagnosis].opportunistic parasitic infections are diagnosed more and more often in african patients with aids. cryptosporidiosis is the most frequent with a prevalence between 7 and 31%. the prevalence of isospora belli is between 5 and 19% and that of strongyloidiasis between 2 and 5%, depending on the authors. these parasitic infections are probably one of the frequent causes of chronic diarrhea in africa. the prevalence of toxoplasmosis and pneumocystosis are not well known. (between 5 and 17% for toxop ...19902264682
[enteritis caused by isospora belli in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. description of 9 cases].the features of the nine first cases of isospora belli enteritis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids) diagnosed in the hospital cliníc i provincial of barcelona from september 1984 to may 1989 are reported. all patients were male, five were homosexual and four were parenteral drug abusers. the clinical presentation was watery diarrhea without pathological products lasting for more than one month. five patients had features of dehydration, five had malabsorption, two had fev ...19902250525
Displaying items 1 - 100 of 408