Clinical characteristics and treatment outcome of patients with visceral leishmaniasis and HIV co-infection in northwest Ethiopia.

@article{Hurissa2010ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical characteristics and treatment outcome of patients with visceral leishmaniasis and HIV co-infection in northwest Ethiopia.},
  author={Zewdu Hurissa and Samuel Gebre-Silassie and Workagegnehu Hailu and Tewodros H. Tefera and David G Lalloo and Luis E Cuevas and Asrat Hailu},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={848-55}
}
OBJECTIVES To describe the clinical presentation of patients with visceral leishmaniasis (VL) with and without human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection and factors associated with poor outcome in northwest Ethiopia. METHOD Retrospective review of 241 patients with VL (92 with and 149 without HIV co-infection). RESULTS HIV co-infection was present in 92 (38%) of the patients. Clinical presentation of VL was indistinguishable between patients with and without HIV co-infection. Co… CONTINUE READING
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