Prevalence of cryptosporidiosis in HIV-infected patients in Kajang Hospital, Selangor.

@article{Lim2005PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of cryptosporidiosis in HIV-infected patients in Kajang Hospital, Selangor.},
  author={Yvonne A. L. Lim and Mahmud Rohela and Benedict Lim Heng Sim and Ibrahim Jamaiah and M Nurbayah},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={36 Suppl 4},
  pages={
          30-3
        }
}
A total of 66 fecal specimens obtained from patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from Kajang Hospital were screened for Cryptosporidium oocysts. The fecal specimens were concentrated using the formalin ethyl acetate concentration technique, stained with modified Ziehl-Neelsen and confirmed with immunofluorescence stain. It was established that 2 (3.0%) were positive for Cryptosporidium. The two cases involved a Chinese local man (with diarrhea) and an Indonesian foreigner… CONTINUE READING
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