Chronic diarrhoea among HIV-infected adult patients in Nairobi, Kenya.

  title={Chronic diarrhoea among HIV-infected adult patients in Nairobi, Kenya.},
  author={Christina W Mwachari and B. I. F. Batchelor and Jibril Paul and Peter G. Waiyaki and Charles F. Gilks},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  volume={37 1},
OBJECTIVES Chronic diarrhoea and wasting are well recognized features of AIDS in Africa. However, because of resource constraints few comprehensive aetiological studies have been conducted in sub-Saharan Africa which have included a broad range of microbiological investigations. We undertook a prospective cross-sectional study of adult patients admitted to a government hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, to determine possible bacterial, mycobacterial, parasitic and viral causes of diarrhoea; to… CONTINUE READING


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