The Prevalence of opportunistic infection of intestinal parasitic and bacteria hiv-1 /aids positive individuals & comparative withCD4 cell counts in kadapa
Intestinal parasites and bacterial predominant in HIV positive patient, CD4 cell count variation. HIV positive cases, microscopically, bacteriological culture, and CD4 cell count.
Collection of samples, direct Microscopy: Modified Ziehl-Neelsen staining for stool, Saline mount & Iodine mounts for stool, Tests for Identification of isolates.
74% of HIV seropositive individuals from study group belonged to low socio economic status and 26% belonged to middle socioeconomic status.occupational status among 100 HIV seropositive individuals studied, 45.58% (31/68) of males and 53.12% (17/32) of females were labourers. 23.52% (16/68) of males were drivers. 5.88% (4/68) of males were businessmen. 11.76% (8/68) of males were farmers. 8.82% (6/68) of males and 3.12% (1/32) of females were employees.4.41% (3/68) of males were unemployed. 43.75% (14/32) of females were housewives. Isosporaoocyst was the predominant parasite detected in stool samples 28 (40%), followed by cryptosporidium 15(21%) Strongyloides larvae 12 (17%)and Ascaris ova 11 (17%) each, E. histolytica cyst & Giardia trophozoites.
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