Prevalence of opportunistic intestinal parasitic infection among HIV infected patients who are taking antiretroviral treatment at Jimma Health Center, Jimma, Ethiopia.

@article{Zeynudin2013PrevalenceOO,
  title={Prevalence of opportunistic intestinal parasitic infection among HIV infected patients who are taking antiretroviral treatment at Jimma Health Center, Jimma, Ethiopia.},
  author={Ahmed Zeynudin and K. Hemalatha and Srinivasan Kannan},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={513-6}
}
BACKGROUND One of the major health problems among HIV sero-positive patients are superimposed infections due to the deficient immunity. Furthermore, intestinal parasitic (IP) infections, which are also one of the basic health problems in tropical regions, are common in these patients. Infection by opportunistic pathogens, including various forms of intestinal parasites has been the hall mark of HIV since the beginning of the epidemic. AIM To study the prevalence of opportunistic intestinal… CONTINUE READING

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