Cystoisosporiasis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 02, 2015
  • Author: Venkat R Minnaganti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Clinical presentation may mimic those of gastrointestinal (GI) and other diseases. Conditions to be considered in the diagnosis of cystoisosporiasis include the following:

  • Aeromonas infection
  • Appendicitis
  • Atypical mycobacterial infection
  • Bacterial overgrowth syndrome
  • Campylobacter infection
  • Cholera
  • Clostridium difficile infection
  • Constipation
  • Crohn disease
  • Cytomegalovirus infection
  • Diverticulitis
  • Echovirus
  • Eosinophilic gastroenteritis
  • Food poisoning
  • Gastroenteritis, bacterial
  • Hemolytic-uremic syndrome
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hookworm infection
  • Hymenolepiasis
  • Intestinal enterokinase deficiency
  • Intestinal malrotation
  • Intestinal radiation injury
  • Intestinal volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Kaposi sarcoma
  • Lactose intolerance
  • Lymphoma
  • Malabsorption syndromes
  • Norwalk virus
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Protein-losing enteropathy
  • Sarcocystis infection
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Small-bowel obstruction
  • Soy protein intolerance
  • Sprue
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Volvulus
  • Whipworm

Differential Diagnoses