Etiologies of acute, persistent, and dysenteric diarrheas in adults in Bangui, Central African Republic, in relation to human immunodeficiency virus serostatus.

@article{Germani1998EtiologiesOA,
  title={Etiologies of acute, persistent, and dysenteric diarrheas in adults in Bangui, Central African Republic, in relation to human immunodeficiency virus serostatus.},
  author={Yves Germani and Pierre Minssart and M. D. Vohito and Simon Yassibanda and Philippe Glaziou and Didier Hocquet and Philippe Berthel{\'e}my and Jacques Morvan},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1998},
  volume={59 6},
  pages={1008-14}
}
A study of the etiologies of diarrhea in adults in relation to their human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) serostatus and number of CD4+ cells was carried out in the Central African Republic. In cases and controls, multi-parasitism was observed. Salmonella spp. were identified mainly during acute diarrhea, with 50% of the S. enteritidis isolated during the study being responsible for septicemia and/or urinary tract infection in immunodeficient patients. Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAggEC… CONTINUE READING

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