prevalence of intestinal parasites in adult patients with enteropathic aids in north-eastern tanzania.a six month study was conducted in north-eastern tanzania to determine the prevalence of pathogenic intestinal parasites among adult patients with enteropathic aids. a total of 352 patients were recruited of whom 158 (45%) had chronic diarrhoea. of the 352 patients, 123 (35%) had intestinal parasites. of the 123, 77 (62.6%) patients had chronic diarrhoea. the types of parasites detected were cryptosporidium, isospora belli, strongyloides stercoralis, schistosoma mansoni, trichuris, trichiura, as ...19968840602
opportunistic and non-opportunistic parasites in hiv-positive and negative patients with diarrhoea in tanzania.a survey on intestinal parasites in a rural area of tanzania revealed the presence of eight protozoa and seven helminths in 287 subjects (81.8%). the prevalence of entamoeba histolytica and ascaris lumbricoides was higher in hiv-negative than in hiv-positive patients (p < 0.01; p < 0.04) (25.1% and 12.5% for e. histolytica; 10.5% and 3.7% for a. lumbricoides). on the other hand, cryptosporidium parvum, isospora belli and strongyloides stercoralis prevalence was higher in hiv-positive than in hiv ...19958525281
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