Prevalence of opportunistic infection of intestinal parasitic and bacteria HIV-1 /AIDS positive individuals & comparative withCD4 cell counts in kadapa

  • Gundala obulesu PhD Scholar, Bharath University, Chennai, India
  • Hunumanthappa A.R JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, India
  • Prabakar reddy E Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical sciences, Pondicherry, India

Abstract

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 laborers. 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.

Keywords: HIV, AIDS, opportunistic parasite

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2017-04-14
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Gundala obulesu, Hunumanthappa A.R, & Prabakar reddy E. (2017). Prevalence of opportunistic infection of intestinal parasitic and bacteria HIV-1 /AIDS positive individuals & comparative withCD4 cell counts in kadapa. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 8(2), 176-181. Retrieved from https://pharmascope.org/index.php/ijrps/article/view/584
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