HIV and visceral leishmaniasis coinfection in Bihar, India: an underrecognized and underdiagnosed threat against elimination.
Sanz, Marta Gonzalez
Lima, María Angeles
AffiliationMedecins Sans Frontieres
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JournalClinical Infectious Diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
AbstractAlthough human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and visceral leishmaniasis coinfection is recognized as a major public health challenge in Africa, data regarding the prevalence in India are very limited. Consecutive HIV screening of 2077 patients aged ≥14 years with confirmed visceral leishmaniasis in Bihar, eastern India, found that 5.6% were HIV positive, including 2.4% with newly diagnosed HIV infection.
PublisherOxford University Press
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