A Fatal Case of Disseminated Microsporidiosis Due to Anncaliia algerae in a Renal and Pancreas Allograft Recipient

Neil W. Anderson, Atis Muehlenbachs, Sana Arif, Jackrapong Bruminhent, Paul J. Deziel, Raymund R. Razonable, Mark P. Wilhelm, Maureen G. Metcalfe, Yvonne Qvarnstrom, Bobbi S. Pritt

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Abstract

Microsporidiosis is an emerging opportunistic infection in immunocompromised patients. We report a case of fatal disseminated Anncaliia algerae infection in a profoundly immunosuppressed pancreas and kidney transplant recipient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberofz285
JournalOpen Forum Infectious Diseases
Volume6
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2019

Keywords

  • Brachiola
  • Nosema
  • immunocompromised
  • microspo-ridiosis
  • microsporidia
  • opportunistic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Clinical Neurology

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