volume 49, issue 4, P1301-1306 2011
DOI: 10.1128/jcm.01833-10
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A. L. Galvan, A. M. Martin Sanchez, M. A. Perez Valentin, N. Henriques-Gil, F. Izquierdo, S. Fenoy, C. del Aguila

Abstract: Microsporidia are currently considered emerging pathogens responsible for life-threatening infections in organ transplant recipients. Here, we describe the first cases of intestinal microsporidiosis by Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotype D in two non-HIV-infected renal transplant recipients from Spain. Previously reported cases of microsporidiosis in organ transplant recipients have also been reviewed, highlighting the necessity of considering organ transplant recipients a risk group for microsporidiosis. A syst…

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