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hiv-1 and parasitic infections in rural tanzania.a sample of 300 sexually-active adults was selected at random from patients, from the rural area of malenga makali, tanzania, who were attending a dispensary because they had diarrhoea of at least 2 weeks' duration. the potential associations between the patient's health (in terms of the world health organization's clinical definition of aids), hiv-1 seroprevalence and malaria and other parasitic infections were then investigated. although, hiv-1 seroprevalence was 20.6% overall, the level of se ...19938122920
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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