Disseminated Infection Caused by Novel Species of Microsporidium, Thailand

Suankratay, Chusana; Thiansukhon, Ekkachai; Nilaratanakul, Voraphoj; Putaporntip, Chaturong; Jongwutiwes, Somchai
February 2012
Emerging Infectious Diseases;Feb2012, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p302
Academic Journal
We describe a case of microsporidial myositis in a healthy man from Thailand. The small subunit rRNA sequence of this microsporidium is novel and has a close phylogenetic relationship with Endoreticulatus, a genus of lepidopteran microsporidia. Myositis could be caused by more genera of microsporidia than previously known.


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