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- Basak, Silpi; Rajurkar, Monali N.; Mallick, Sanjay Kumar
- Parasitology research 2014 v.113 no.1 pp. 261-265
- immunocompromised population, etc ; Blastocystis hominis; acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; children; diarrhea; humans; microbiology; parasites; pathogens; patients; screening; zoos; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... Blastocystis hominis has been reclassified as a protozoan parasite. Its role as a human pathogen is somewhat controversial. There has been a dramatic increase in the frequency of B. hominis infection in association with diarrhea especially in immunocompromised hosts like AIDS patients, travelers, homosexuals, day care children, animal handlers especially zoo keepers, etc. Recent reports suggest th ...
- Wang, Tao; Gao, Jiang-Mei; Yi, Si-Qi; Geng, Guo-Qing; Gao, Xiao-Jie; Shen, Ji-Long; Lu, Fang-Li; Wen, Yan-Zi; Hide, Geoff; Lun, Zhao-Rong
- Parasitology research 2014 v.113 no.1 pp. 351-358
- immunocompromised population, etc ; Toxoplasma gondii; acquired immunodeficiency syndrome; autoimmune diseases; glucocorticoids; humans; macrophages; messenger RNA; nitric oxide; nitric oxide synthase; organ transplantation; parasites; patients; rats; tachyzoites; toxoplasmosis; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... It is well known that toxoplasmosis can be life threatening to immunocompromised individuals such as AIDS and organ transplantation patients. Glucocorticoids (GCs) are widely used in the clinic for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and organ transplantation resulting in acute toxoplasmosis in these patients. However, the interaction and mechanism between the development of acute toxoplasmosis a ...