Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology

Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology / 1994 / Article

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Volume 5 |Article ID 793045 | https://doi.org/10.1155/1994/793045

Peter Phillips, "Diarrhea in the HIV-Infected Patient", Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, vol. 5, Article ID 793045, 7 pages, 1994. https://doi.org/10.1155/1994/793045

Diarrhea in the HIV-Infected Patient

Abstract

Gastrointestinal manifeslations may be encountered throughout, the course of HIV disease. The problems range from asymptomatic hairy leukoplakia lo overwhelming diarrhea due to opportunistic infections such as cryptosporidiosis. Diarrheal disease is an important contributing factor to wasting in advanced HIV disease. Considerable progress has been made in recents years regarding our understanding or HIV-related diarrhea, including etiological agents, diagnostic methods and treatment.

Copyright © 1994 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


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