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Cryptosporidium : A Cause for Hospital Admission Among HIV Patients at Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria

  title={Cryptosporidium : A Cause for Hospital Admission Among HIV Patients at Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria},
  • Published 2014
The prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum in people infected with HIV/AIDS at the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi was an infection in relation to sex and age of the immunocompromised patients. 200 stools were diagnosed and analyzed from patients infected with HIV within 11⁄2 hrs after collection. The pathogenic C. parvum was diagnosed using a modified–acid–fast (Ziehl-Nelson) given that C. parvumhas been known to be difficult to characterized using standard microbiological techniques. Here, 29 (14… Expand

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