Mustapha Sodqi

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OBJECTIVE To describe the causes of death occurring during the antiretroviral therapy in Casablanca. METHODS Retrospective study of a cohort of HIV positive patients attending the infectious diseases unit of Casablanca receiving antiretroviral therapy. Files of 91 patients who died were analyzed. RESULTS Since June 1999, 1243 patients were treated and(More)
Enterocytozoon bieneusi is an agent of intestinal microsporidiosis leading to chronic diarrhoea in AIDS patients. Pulmonary involvement may occur but remains rare with only 4 cases reported in the literature. We report here the fifth case of pulmonary localization of E. bieneusi in a severe immunocompromized HIV-infected patient with intestinal and(More)
In order to investigate the association between length variation of the CD209L neck region and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 susceptibility, disease progression, and treatment response outcomes, we genotyped 139 HIV-1-seropositive and 109 seronegative individuals. The heterozygous genotype 6/5 showed a significant increased risk of HIV-1 infection(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the cost-effectiveness of HIV treatment alternatives - with and without highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) - within alternative strata based on the CD4+ T-cell count at the initiation of treatment in a low-resource setting. METHODS A retrospective observational study was conducted following 286(More)
AIM To study the prevalence and risk factors of significant hepatic fibrosis in Moroccan human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) monoinfected patients. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional study among HIV monoinfected patients (negative for hepatitis B surface antigen and hepatitis C antibody). Clinical and laboratory data were collected from the data base(More)
INTRODUCTION We report a retrospective study in the medical intensive care unit of the Casablanca Ibn-Rochd University hospital. MATERIAL AND METHODS All patients over 14 years of age with falciparum malaria, who were admitted to ICUs between 1996 and 2001, were included. The main epidemiological features, criteria of admission, treatment, and outcome(More)
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown a high prevalence of rash induced by nevirapine. However, there is little knowledge about the risk factors associated with nevirapine-induced rash. The aim of this study was to identify risk factors associated with the occurrence of rash during the treatment with nevirapine of HIV-infected patients. METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND Salvage therapy based on foscarnet plus a thymidine analog is effective in patients with advanced-stage HIV disease and viruses harbouring multiple drug-resistance mutations. OBJECTIVE To identify viral genetic determinants associated with the virological efficacy of foscarnet salvage therapy. STUDY DESIGN Thirteen patients received foscarnet(More)
Behçet's disease is a multisystemic vasculitis characterized by the association of recurrent oral and genital ulcers with systemic involvements, particularly ocular, nervous and vascular manifestations. The association of Behçet's disease and aids/HIV infection is rare. The role of HIV infection in the pathomechanism of both diseases is unclear. We report a(More)