[Visceral leishmaniasis in patients with HIV infection].

  title={[Visceral leishmaniasis in patients with HIV infection].},
  author={Esteban Ribera and Elena Cucurull and Inma Oca{\~n}a and Teresa Vallesp{\'i} and I. Gasser and Concha Juste},
  journal={Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiologia clinica},
  volume={13 2},
BACKGROUND Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is an endemic parasitosis in Spain with a frequency which is increasing, specially among those patients with HIV infection. METHODS The clinical characteristics of 36 episodes of VL in 20 patients with HIV infection diagnosed in the authors' center from January 1988 to October 1993 are herein described. The appearance of recurrences and mortality rate were analyzed with survival curves. RESULTS The most frequently observed findings were constitutional… CONTINUE READING