Isosporiasis in patients with HIV infection in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era in France.

@article{LagrangeXlot2008IsosporiasisIP,
  title={Isosporiasis in patients with HIV infection in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era in France.},
  author={Marie Lagrange-X{\'e}lot and Rapha{\"e}l Porcher and Claudine Sarfati and Nathalie de Castro and O Carel and J-D Magnier and V{\'e}ronique Delcey and J. Vega Molina},
  journal={HIV medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={126-30}
}
BACKGROUND Isosporiasis, a rare cause of diarrhoea among HIV-infected patients in the pre-highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era, seems to be re-emerging. METHODS A retrospective study was carried out for the period 1995-2003 in two hospitals in Paris to describe the prevalence, clinical characteristics and therapeutic outcome of isosporiasis in HIV-infected patients, and to compare the findings with those for cryptosporidiosis and microsporidiosis. RESULTS The prevalence of… CONTINUE READING