Intestinal parasitic infections in HIV/AIDS and HIV seronegative individuals in a teaching hospital, Ethiopia.

@article{Hailemariam2004IntestinalPI,
  title={Intestinal parasitic infections in HIV/AIDS and HIV seronegative individuals in a teaching hospital, Ethiopia.},
  author={Getachew Hailemariam and Afework 4 Kassu and Gemeda Abebe and Ebba Abate and Demekech Damte and Endris Mekonnen and Fusao Ota},
  journal={Japanese journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={41-3}
}
The magnitude of intestinal parasitic infection in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) /AIDS patients requires careful consideration in the developing world. However, there have been very few studies addressing this issue in Ethiopia. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection in HIV/AIDS patients at Jimma Hospital, Southwest Ethiopia, between January and February 2002. Stool specimens from HIV/AIDS patients and control groups were screened for… CONTINUE READING