TITLE

CYCLOSPORIASIS IN AN INFANT

AUTHOR(S)
Iyer, R. N.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Apr2006, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p144
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This report describes cyclosporiasis in a seven month old infant who presented with incessant crying and refusal of feeds. The routine modified ZN stained smears showed the oocysts of Cyclospora when all other tests failed to reveal enteric pathogens. The need for the clinical laboratory to screen faeces samples for all possible pathogens in a given clinical situation needs to be emphasized.
ACCESSION #
20913750

 

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