Persistent diarrhea, strongly associated with HIV infection in Kinshasa, Zaire.

@article{Colebunders1987PersistentDS,
  title={Persistent diarrhea, strongly associated with HIV infection in Kinshasa, Zaire.},
  author={Robert Colebunders and Henry Francis and Jonathan M. Mann and Kapita Bila and Lebughe Izaley and Lusakumunu Kimputu and Frieda Mtf Behets and Guido van der Groen and Thomas C Quinn and JamesW. Curran},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1987},
  volume={82 9},
  pages={
          859-64
        }
}
Ninety-eight (40%) of 243 acquired immune deficiency syndrome inpatients at Mama Yemo Hospital, Kinshasa, Zaire, presented with a history of diarrhea for at least 1 month. To determine the predictive value of persistent diarrhea for human immune deficiency virus (HIV) infection, 128 consecutive patients presenting at Mama Yemo Hospital with persistent diarrhea were tested for the presence of HIV antibodies. One-hundred seven (84%) of the 128 patients with diarrhea lasting at least 1 month were… CONTINUE READING
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