Volume 23, Number 3—March 2017
CME ACTIVITY - Synopsis
Three Cases of Neurologic Syndrome Caused by Donor-Derived Microsporidiosis
|Right kidney recipient
||Renal allograft||+||+||+||Not performed|
|Left kidney/heart recipient
||Renal allograft||–||Not performed||+||Not performed|
|Cardiac allograft||Indeterminate||-||–||Not performed|
|Bone marrow||–||Not performed||–||Not performed|
*CNS, central nervous system; IHC, immunohistochemistry; TEM, transmission electron microscopy; +, positive; –, negative.
†All PCR positive tests confirmed Encephalitozoon cuniculi
‡CNS tissue included cortex and brainstem.
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