Prevalence of enteric protozoa in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive and HIV-negative men who have sex with men from Sydney, Australia.

@article{Stark2007PrevalenceOE,
  title={Prevalence of enteric protozoa in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive and HIV-negative men who have sex with men from Sydney, Australia.},
  author={Damien J Stark and Rashmi Fotedar and Sebastiaan J M van Hal and Nigel W. Beebe and Deborah Marriott and John T. Ellis and John T. Harkness},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2007},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={549-52}
}
A prospective, comparative study of the prevalence of enteric protozoa was determined among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)- positive and HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM) in Sydney, Australia. A total of 1,868 patients submitted stool specimens; 1,246 were from MSM (628 HIV positive and 618 HIV positive) and 622 from non-MSM were examined over a 36-month period. A total of 651 (52.2%) stool specimens from MSM were positive for protozoa compared with 85 (13%) from non-MSM. There… CONTINUE READING