Microsporidia are a group of intracellular protists related to Fungi that can cause chronic diarrhea in patients with AIDS, but, depending on the particular species involved, can also infect many other organ systems with keratoconjunctivitis being a common nongastrointestinal manifestation.
KeywordsSclerosing Cholangitis Interstitial Nephritis Chronic Diarrhea Ocular Infection Granulomatous Hepatitis
The work was supported by NIH grants (to LMW) AI093315 and AI093220.
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