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Opportunistic infections in hospitalized HIV-infected adults in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: a cross-sectional study.

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The HIV epidemic is emerging rapidly in Vietnam. We studied the prevalence of opportunistic infections by performing clinical and microbiological investigations in 100 hospitalized HIV-infected adults in Ho Cho Minh City, Vietnam. The median CD4 count was 20 cells/mm(3) and in-hospital mortality was 28%. The most frequent diagnoses were oral candidiasis (54), tuberculosis (37), wasting syndrome (34), lower respiratory tract infection (13), cryptococcosis (9), and penicilliosis (7). Bacterial ...

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10.1258/0956462042395159

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Journal:
International journal of STD and AIDS More from this journal
Volume:
15
Issue:
11
Pages:
758-761
Publication date:
2004-11-01
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EISSN:
1758-1052
ISSN:
0956-4624
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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