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Volume 84, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

The pathogen ecology of Amazonian regions may lead to specific differences in the most frequent clinical presentations of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). A retrospective cohort study was thus conducted to describe the main AIDS-defining events in French Guiana. Disseminated histoplasmosis was the most frequent opportunistic infection (15.4/1000 person years).

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  • Received : 03 May 2010
  • Accepted : 11 Aug 2010

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