TITLE

Disseminated Infection Caused by Novel Species of Microsporidium, Thailand

AUTHOR(S)
Suankratay, Chusana; Thiansukhon, Ekkachai; Nilaratanakul, Voraphoj; Putaporntip, Chaturong; Jongwutiwes, Somchai
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Emerging Infectious Diseases;Feb2012, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p302
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
71525700

 

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