AIDS is characteristically associated with several intracellular enteric protozoan infections that often cause chronic and sometimes fatal intractable large-volume diarrhea. Until the AIDS epidemic, several of these parasitic infections were almost unknown as causes of human disease. This article reviews the diseases produced by cryptosporidia, isospora, cyclospora, and microsporidia in humans.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||Infectious disease clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1993|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases