cryptosporidiosis among medical patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome in tikur anbessa teaching hospital, ethiopia.fresh stool specimens, collected at random from 63 medical in-patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), were studied prospectively for cryptosporidium oocyst. the diagnosis of aids was made according to the clinical case definition of the bangui criteria. these patients presented with profuse watery diarrhoea, significant weight loss and other associated symptoms and signs of clinical manifestations of symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (hiv) infection. using the modified ki ...19947835259
cryptosporidium and other parasites in ethiopian aids patients with chronic diarrhoea.previous studies in other african countries have shown high prevalences of isospora belli and cryptosporidium parvum infections in acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids) patients with chronic diarrhoea. however, there is lack of information regarding these infectious agents in ethiopian aids patients. thus, this investigation has been aimed at determining the prevalence of cryptosporidium and other related gastrointestinal parasites in aids patients with diarrhoea in seven addis ababa hospita ...19989640833
the magnitude and risk factors of intestinal parasitic infection in relation to human immunodeficiency virus infection and immune status, at alert hospital, addis ababa, ethiopia.human immunodeficiency virus (hiv) and intestinal parasitic infections are among the main health problems in developing countries like ethiopia. particularly, co-infections of these diseases would worsen the progression of hiv to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids). the purpose of this study was to determine the magnitude and risk factors for intestinal parasites in relation to hiv infection and immune status. the study was conducted in (1) hiv positive on antiretroviral therapy (art) and ...201424603288
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