Incidence of malaria and efficacy of oral quinine in patients recently infected with human immunodeficiency virus in Kinshasa, Zaire.

@article{Colebunders1990IncidenceOM,
  title={Incidence of malaria and efficacy of oral quinine in patients recently infected with human immunodeficiency virus in Kinshasa, Zaire.},
  author={R I Colebunders and Y Bahwe and W Nekwei and R M Ryder and Jos Perriens and K Nsimba and Andrew Turner and Henry Francis and I Lebughe and Patrick van der Stuyft},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={1990},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={167-73}
}
There is concern that the impaired cell mediated immunity caused by the human immunodeficiency virus may increase the risk of severity of Plasmodium falciparum infection and could lead eventually to a decreased response to standard antimalarial treatment. In 1986, at Mama Yemo Hospital, Kinshasa, Zaire, the incidence of malaria was determined in a cohort of 59 patients who had recently acquired HIV-I infection through blood transfusion and in a cohort of 83 HIV-I seronegative controls who were… CONTINUE READING