[Etiology of diarrheal diseases in immunocompetent and HIV-positive patients].


In 1986 and 1987 the stool samples of 206 patients of the Medical Outpatient Clinic Basel were examined prospectively for bacteria, protozoa and worms. Clinical data of the patients were recorded by questionnaire. The patient group comprised 63 immunocompetent patients as well as 23 HIV-infected patients, all with symptoms of acute enteritis. The control… (More)