Volume 77, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


We investigated 245 diarrheal stool specimens from HIV-positive subjects between January 2003 and December 2006 to determine the etiological role of coproparasites. Parasitic etiology was observed in 91 (37.1%) cases. (26.1%) was the most common parasite followed by (3.3%), spp. (2.9%), (1.6%), and (1.2%). Interesting trends of significant increase in the number of cases of and decline in spp. were observed during the study period.


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  • Received : 12 Feb 2007
  • Accepted : 15 Aug 2007
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