Higher prevalence of isosporiasis was seen in patients with CD4 [less than or equal to]200 cells/pL as compared to those with higher CD4 + T cell counts.
The results obtained in this study can provide important information for future understanding of isosporiasis in HIV-positive patients.
responds well to co-trimoxazole treatment--the usual dose is 2 single-strength tablets 6 hourly for 10 days, but intravenous therapy is recommended for severe cases, who often have malabsorption.
High proportion of isosporiasis
among HIV infected patients with diarrhoea in southern India.
Clinically, cyclosporiasis cannot be distinguished from cryptosporidiosis or isosporiasis
The commonest extra-intestinal manifestation of cryptosporidiosis, microsporidiosis and isosporiasis
is acalculous cholecystitis.
Protozoal pathogens include Cryptosporidiosis, Isosporiasis
, Microsporidiosis, Pnemo-cystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) and Toxoplasmosis.
responds well to cotrimoxazole treatment--the usual dose is 2 single-strength tablets 6 hourly for 10 days, but intravenous therapy is recommended for severe cases, who often have malabsorption.
Tuberculosis (n=36), pneumocystosis (n=28), toxoplasmosis (n=19), oesophageal candidiasis (n=17), cytomegalovirus disease (n=10), intestinal cryptosporidiosis (n=8), Kaposi's sarcoma (n=7), cryptococcosis (n=4), and isosporiasis
(n=3) were the most common opportunistic illnesses observed.
In August 1988, he was retested after the isosporiasis
recurred, and had an indeterminate HIV-1 WB and positive HIV-2 WB.
In a single case of isosporiasis
found in Group 2, the patient had not used this medication around the time of the FPE.
Pulmonary and extra-pulmonary TB, salmonella, Escherichia coli, cryptosporidia and isosporiasis
may present with fever, anorexia, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.