Increased risk of wasting syndrome in HIV-infected travellers: prospective multicentre study.

@article{Furrer2001IncreasedRO,
  title={Increased risk of wasting syndrome in HIV-infected travellers: prospective multicentre study.},
  author={Hansjakob Furrer and Philip Shiu-Kin Chan and Rainer K. Weber and Matthias Egger},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2001},
  volume={95 5},
  pages={
          484-6
        }
}
HIV-infected patients from moderate regions who travel in tropical countries may experience clinical disease progression due to exposure to bacteria (including mycobacteria), fungi and parasites. In the Swiss HIV Cohort Study we examined the hypothesis that travelling increases the risk of tuberculosis, wasting syndrome, cryptosporidiosis, isosporiasis, cryptococcosis, coccidiomycosis, histoplasmosis and Salmonella septicaemia. A total of 4549 participants were included (in 1988-98) of whom 596… CONTINUE READING
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