Cystoisospora belli infection in a renal transplant recipient: a case report and review of literature


ÖZMEN ÇAPIN B. B. , GÜRSOY G., Tortop S., Jabrayilov J., İNKAYA A. Ç. , ERGÜVEN S.

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, vol.15, no.4, pp.599-602, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.3855/jidc.12407
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.599-602

Abstract

Cystoisospora belli is a coccidian parasite that causes prolonged watery diarrhea especially among immunocompromised patients. Herein, we report a renal transplant patient who complaints of alternating diarrhea and review of literature related to cystoisosporiasis amongst the transplant recipients.