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Trop Doct. 2008 Jul;38(3):172-3. doi: 10.1258/td.2007.070171.

Prevalence of opportunistic infections in AIDS patients in Mangalore, Karnataka.

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Department of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College, Clifton Dale, Marnamikatta, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

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.

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18628550
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10.1258/td.2007.070171
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