Cryptosporidiosis in an Immunocompetent Individual An unusual case with brief review of the literature

Bo Jin, Anveil Yashpal, Nisha Deol, Ahmed AbuRashed & Husain Saleh
Cryptosporidiosis infection involves most commonly the small intestine but can occur in any part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Typical infection by this parasitic organism occurs in immunocompromised individuals. However, rare cryptosporidiosis in immunocompetent individuals has been reported. Herein, we describe a case of cryptosporidiosis in an 85-year old woman who has hypertensive heart disease and diabetes, but is otherwise immunocompetent. This patient had protracted chronic diarrhea, however, medical workup failed to identify the etiology...
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