Acute HIV-1 infection is highly prevalent in Ugandan adults with suspected malaria.

@article{Bebell2010AcuteHI,
  title={Acute HIV-1 infection is highly prevalent in Ugandan adults with suspected malaria.},
  author={Lisa M. Bebell and Christopher D. Pilcher and Grant Dorsey and Diane Havlir and Moses R. Kamya and Michael P. Busch and Joan Dunn Williams and Charles Thomas Nugent and Christopher Bentsen and Philip J. Rosenthal and Edwin D Charlebois},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 12},
  pages={1945-52}
}
OBJECTIVES Acute febrile illnesses consistent with malaria are the most common presentation at health clinics in sub-Saharan Africa, accounting for 30-50% of outpatient visits. The symptoms of acute HIV infection can mimic acute malaria. We investigated whether acute HIV infections could be identified among adults with suspected malaria at rural health centers in Uganda. DESIGN A cross-sectional study of 1000 consecutive patients referred for malaria blood smears at each of seven government… CONTINUE READING
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