Prevalence of opportunistic infections in AIDS patients in Mangalore, Karnataka

Dominic Saldanha, Nitika Gupta, Shalini Shenoy, Vishwas Saralaya

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Abstract

A study was conducted to determine the prevalence of opportunistic infections in HIV-seropositive patients at Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Mangalore. Three hundred and seven HIV-positive patients were screened for various opportunistic pathogens. Tuberculosis was the most common infection followed by candidiasis, cryptosporidiosis and cryptococcal meningitis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)172-173
Number of pages2
JournalTropical Doctor
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2008

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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