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neurological complications of hiv-1-seropositive internal medicine inpatients in kinshasa, zaire.because little was known about the prevalence of neurological complications of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (hiv-1) infection in africa, we conducted a cross-sectional study among consecutive admissions to the internal medicine wards of mama yemo hospital in kinshasa, zaire. of the 196 patients studied, 104 (53%) were hiv-1 seropositive, of whom 50 (48%) had stage 3 and 49 (47%) had stage 4 hiv-1 infection according to the provisional who staging criteria for hiv infection. neuropsychiatr ...19921312594
persistent diarrhea associated with aids.chronic diarrhea and wasting are very common manifestations of aids in adults in developing countries. etiologic studies show that protozoa (including cryptosporidium parvum, isospora belli, and enterocytozoon bieniusi) and mycobacterium avium-intracellulara are the most frequently identified pathogens. limited data in children suggest that common enteric pathogens are equally as likely in hiv+ and hiv- babies. preliminary analysis of an ongoing longitudinal study of 469 babies born to mothers w ...19921421940
isolation of mycobacteria from stools and intestinal biopsies from hiv seropositive and hiv seronegative patients with and without diarrhea in kinshasa, zaïre. preliminary results.to determine the role of mycobacteria as etiologic agent in hiv related enteritis in africa, the following study was performed in 1986, in the department of internal medicine in mama yemo hospital in kinshasa, zaire. stool and intestinal biopsies were obtained from hiv seropositive and hiv seronegative patients with and without diarrhea. patients with known mycobacterium tuberculosis infection were not enrolled. acid fast bacilli were found in fecal smears of 6 (10%) of 59 hiv seropositive patie ...19902291696
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