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Cryptosporidiosis in patients with colorectal cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17626376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Parasitological examination of feces was carried out for 55 patients with diagnosed colorectal cancer before chemotherapy. Except for Cryptosporidium sp., no other intestinal parasites were found in the specimens; moreover, only the patients with watery diarrhea were Cryptosporidium sp.-positive by enzyme immunoassay. Prevalence of infection in the group of patients with diarrhea (23 persons) was 43.5%, whereas it was 18% for the entire group of patients under study. Coproantigens of this parasite were detected primarily in the patients with tumors located on the left side (in the sigmoid and descending colon).
Authors:
V Sulzyc-Bielicka; W Kuźna-Grygiel; L Kołodziejczyk; D Bielicki; J Kładny; M Stepień-Korzonek; B Telatyńska-Smieszek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of parasitology     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0022-3395     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Parasitol.     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-13     Completed Date:  2007-07-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803124     Medline TA:  J Parasitol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  722-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenocarcinoma / complications*,  pathology
Animals
Chi-Square Distribution
Colorectal Neoplasms / complications*,  pathology
Cryptosporidiosis / complications*,  epidemiology
Cryptosporidium / isolation & purification
Diarrhea / complications,  parasitology
Feces / parasitology
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Opportunistic Infections / complications*,  epidemiology,  parasitology
Prevalence

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