Prevalence of opportunistic infections in AIDS patients in Mangalore, Karnataka

Saldanha, Dominic; Gupta, Nitika; Shenoy, Shalini; Saralaya, Vishwas
July 2008
Tropical Doctor;Jul2008, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p172
Academic Journal
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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