Cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis commonly occurs in immunosuppressed individuals including those with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), organ transplantation and hematological malignancies. Only a few cases of CMV colitis involving immunocompetent patients have been reported and even rarer cases of CMV colitis associated with amebiasis. We describe a rare case of CMV colitis in an immunocompetent patient with amebiasis.
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||Internet Journal of Infectious Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - 29-04-2010|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases