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Prevalence of clinically captured and confirmed malaria among HIV seropositve clinic attendants in five hospitals in Ghana.

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BACKGROUND: Malaria is associated with an increase in HIV viral load and a fall in CD4-cell count. Conversely, HIV infection disrupts the acquired immune responses to malaria and the efficacy of antimalarial drugs. This study was carried out in five Ghanaian hospitals to estimate the prevalence of clinically confirmed malaria among HIV patients by evaluating their hospital records. METHODS: This retrospective descriptive cross sectional study reviewed and collected data on malaria, using Case...

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10.1186/1475-2875-12-382

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Adu-Gyasi, D More by this author
Fanello, CI More by this author
Porter, JD More by this author
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Journal:
Malaria journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
382
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:a9ee4cc0-bba9-47a5-817d-17a0d4cde3bf
Source identifiers:
439222
Local pid:
pubs:439222

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