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Impact of Intestinal Parasites on Intensity of HIV Infection in Senegal

Babacar Faye1*, RC Tine1, JL Ndiaye1, C Kintega1, NM Manga2, PS Sow2 and O Gaye1

1Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar Senegal

2Department of Infectious diseases, Fann National Universitary Hospital Center, Dakar Senegal

*Corresponding Author:
Dr. Babacar Faye,
Service de Parasitologie – Mycologie, Faculté de Médecine,
Pharmacie et OdontoStomatologie. Université Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar.
BP 5005 Dakar Fann,
Tel : 221 33 825 19 98,
Fax;: 221 33 825 36 68,
E-mail : [email protected]

Received Date: March 01, 2010; Accepted Date: March 30, 2010; Published Date: March 30, 2010

Citation: Faye B, Tine RC, Ndiaye JL, Kintega C, Manga NM, et al. (2010) Impact of Intestinal Parasites on Intensity of HIV Infection in Senegal. J Antivir Antiretrovir 1: 011-012. doi: 10.4172/jaa.1000015

Copyright: © 2009 Faye B, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

A study on the prevalence of common intestinal parasitic diseases with a high carriage rate within the global population in Senegal was conducted among HIV-infected persons. A systematic parasitological stool test from 150 patients HIV infected showed a low carriage rate10.6% (16/150). The following parasites were isolated: Entamoeba coli 4% (6/150), Ascaris lumbricoides 2.6% (4/150) and Trichuris trichiura 1.3% (2/150). The 31-50 age group was the most affected one. The carriage rate stood at 93.3% among patients with a CD4 T-cell rate <500/ mm3, without any significant difference compared to intestinal parasite negative patients.

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