Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Isospora belli Wenyon, 1923


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Australian Alps (AA), Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Avon Wheatbelt (AW), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Central Arnhem (CA), Central Kimberley (CK), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Coolgardie (COO), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Desert Uplands (DEU), Dampierland (DL), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Esperance Plains (ESP), Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Gawler (GAW), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Jarrah Forest (JF), Kanmantoo (KAN), Mallee (MAL), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), Northern Kimberley (NK), NSW North Coast (NNC), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pine Creek (PCK), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Tiwi Cobourg (TIW), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Warren (WAR), Wet Tropics (WT), Yalgoo (YAL)

Ecological Descriptors

Parasitic (host(s): Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 [HOMINIDAE] Human (faeces (+ PCR))).

Associated Fauna References

Bucens, I.K. & King, R.O.P. 2000. Isospora belli infection and chronic electrolyte disturbance in a child with fetal alcohol syndrome. Medical Journal of Australia 173: 252-255 (Homo sapiens)

Butler, T. & DeBoer, W.G.R.M. 1981. Isospora belli infection in Australia. Pathology 13: 593-595 (Homo sapiens)

Edwards, P., Wodak, A., Cooper, D.A., Thompson, I.L. & Penny, R. 1990. The gastrointestinal manifestations of AIDS. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine 20: 141-148 (Homo sapiens)

Field, A.S. 2002. Light microscopic and electron microscopic diagnosis of gastrointestinal opportunistic infections in HIV-positive patients. Pathology 34: 21-35 (Homo sapiens)

Field, A.S., Marriott, D.J. & Hing, M.C. 1993. The Warthin-Starry stain in the diagnosis of small intestinal microsporidiosis in HIV-infected patients. Folia Parasitologica. Prague 40: 261-266 (Homo sapiens)

Lumb, R. & Hardiman, R. 1991. Isospora belli infection. A report of two cases in patients with AIDS. Medical Journal of Australia 155: 194-196 (Homo sapiens)

Meloni, B.P., Thompson, R.C.A., Hopkins, R.M., Reynoldson, J.A. & Gracey, M. 1993. The prevalence of Giardia and other intestinal parasites in children, dogs and cats from Aboriginal communities in the Kimberely. Medical Journal of Australia 158: 157-159 (Homo sapiens)

Prociv, P., Luke, R. & Quayle, P. 1992. Isosporiasis in the Aboriginal population of Queensland. Medical Journal of Australia 156: 115-117 (Homo sapiens)

Samarasinghe, B., Johnson, J. & Ryan, U. 2008. Phylogenetic analysis of Cystoisospora species at the rRNA ITS1 locus and development of a PCR-RFLP assay. Experimental Parasitology 118: 592-595 (Homo sapiens)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
23-Feb-2016 EIMERIIDAE Minchin, 1903 23-Feb-2016 MODIFIED
03-Dec-2014 APICOMPLEXA Levine, 1970 03-Feb-2016 MODIFIED
26-Jul-2012 23-Feb-2016 MODIFIED
27-Sep-2011 27-Sep-2011 MOVED
24-Aug-2011 ADDED