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The DNA evidence of Pneumocystis jirovecii versus microscopic evidence in Slovak patients examined for pne-umocystosis during the years 2001 – 2019
Vojtech Boldiš, František Ondriska, Michaela Čerňancová, Ľubor Kováč, Jakub Steinhübel, Marcela Bastlová
In the past, Pneumocystis jirovecii belonged to the Protozoa group, but is currently taxonomically included in the kingdom Fungi. P. jirovecii is an opportunistic pathogen,...
A rare case of autochthonous human dirofilariasis with the manifestation of pseudotumor of the epididymis caused by helminth Dirofilaria repens
Vojtech Boldiš, František Ondriska, Daniela Antolová, Martina Miterpáková, Marcela Bastlová, Jakub Steinhübel
Dirofilariasis caused by the filarial nematode Dirofilaria repens is mainly a disease of dogs. Humans can also be accidentally infected. Mosquitoes transmit the infective larvae....
Molecular diagnostic of Cryptosporidium parvum in a patient from Slovakia
Kristína Mravcová, Gabriela Štrkolcová, Rastislav Mucha, Mária Goldová
Cryptosporidiosis is a significant cause of diarrhoea in animals and humans throughout the world. It presents a severe health risk, especially to children living in...
Epidemiology of dirofilariosis in Slovakia
Martina Miterpáková, František Ondriska, Daniela Antolová, Vojtech Boldiš
Human dirofilariosis, a mosquito-borne infection caused by Dirofilaria nematodes, is currently considered to be an emerging zoonosis in the territory of the Central Europe. Climate...