Intestinal parasitic infections and eosinophilia in an human immunedeficiency virus positive population in Honduras. The occurrence of intestinal parasites, their regional distribution and their relations to eosinophilia were studied in human immunodeficiency virus HIV positive individuals from Honduras. After signing an informed consent, participants answered a socio-demographic and risk factor questionnaire, a complete physical examination, medical history, and a series of laboratory tests. All participants were HIV positive but not acquired immunodeficiency syndrome positive.
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We'd like to understand how you use our websites in order to improve them. Register your interest. Evaluation of the living conditions of a significant subgroup of our patients confirms that intestinal parasitism is an endemic condition prevailing in nations that exhibit deep social and economic imbalance, where large sectors of the population remain deprived of the basic services of education, health, housing, and recreation. Massive infestation in children may give rise to grave complications that demand expert surgical care.
Third World surgeons practicing in general hospitals that take care of patients of low economic capacity are usually familiar with the diagnosis and management of this pathology; surgeons who practice in the industrialized nations will only occasionally face such problems.
The greater mobility of today's societies and the rather massive migrations that take place in current times have resulted in an increasing incidence of these entities in the hospital populations of the large urban centers of these nations. It is for the surgeons practicing in such centers that the information presented herein may be of greater value.
L'infestation massive des enfants risque de provoquer de graves complications qui necessitent un traitement chirurgical. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Rent this article via DeepDyve.
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