Practical Aspects in the Evaluation of Infectious EsophagitisM. Kriegsmann1,2*, N. Arens2, M. Otto2,3 and J. Kriegsmann2,3
- *Corresponding Author:
- Mark Kriegsmann
University of Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 22469120 Heidelberg, Germany
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Received date: May 25, 2013; Accepted date: June 13, 2013; Published date: June 17, 2013
Citation: Kriegsmann M, Arens N, Otto M, Kriegsmann J (2013) Practical Aspects in the Evaluation of Infectious Esophagitis. Clin Microbial 2:119. doi: 10.4172/2327-5073.1000119
Copyright: © 2013 Kriegsmann M, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Infectious esophagitis is a common complication in immune compromised hosts and associated with a high morbidity. When faced with esophagitis one should be aware of simultaneous infection by different agents. In this paper we present practical aspects and introduce the different methods used in routine evaluation of esophageal specimens.