intestinal parasites infections in hospitalized aids patients in kinshasa, democratic republic of determine the prevalence and the species spectrum of intestinal parasites (ip) involved in hospitalized aids patients, a prospective observational and cross-sectional study was carried out in the four main hospitals in kinshasa, democratic republic of the congo. from november 2006 through september 2007, a single stool sample was collected from 175 hospitalized aids patients older than 15 years. parasites were detected by light microscopy, including ziehl-neelsen, fungi-fluor, modified trichr ...201021275238
[prevalence of opportunistic digestive parasitic infections in kinshasa, democratic republic of congo. results of a preliminary study in 50 aids patients].in the democratic republic of congo (drc), as in many african countries, aids and its procession of opportunistic infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality. in kinshasa, the estimated prevalence rate of hiv-infected persons is between 4 and 5%, corresponding to more than 200,000 people. due to the lack of trained laboratory personnel and appropriate diagnostic equipment, no local investigation has been carried out to determine the prevalence of the opportunistic digestive parasitic ...200717691432
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