Infectious Disease Compendium

Encephalitozoon

Microbiology

A microsporidia, E. cuniculi, E. hellem, E. intestinalis.

Epidemiologic Risks

Water contact.

Syndromes

Watery diarrhea that can be refractory in the immunologically incompetent, aka AIDS.

Treatment

Albendazole, 400 mg bid x 3 weeks.

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