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...Expand abstract
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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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