LM of Cryptosporidium sp. in large intestine

LM of Cryptosporidium sp. in large intestine

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Caption: Cryptosporidiosis. Light micrograph of the wall of the human large intestine, showing infection with the parasitic protozoan Cryptosporidium sp. At centre are tiny, globe-like structures (white) of this parasite located at an opening (Crypt of Lieberkuhn) of a colonic gland. The organism attaches itself to the intestinal mucosa and then penetrates the epithelial cells, leading to impaired digestion, malabsorption and diarrhoea. The disorder is known as Cryptosporidiosis. It is spread from person to person, or from domestic animals. It is a common opportunistic infection in AIDS patients, and the cause of death in about 10% of AIDS patients in the UK.

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Keywords: acquired immune deficiency, aids, condition, cryptosporidiosis, cryptosporidium, cryptosporidium parvum, cryptosporidium sp., diarrhoea, disease, disorder, healthcare, light micrograph, medical, medicine, parasite, protozoan, sporozoan, syndrome

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