Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 19, issue 1, P121-135 2005 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2004.10.002 View full text
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Gundel Harms, Hermann Feldmeier

Abstract: HIV and tropical infections affect each other mutually. HIV infection may alter the natural history of tropical infectious diseases, impede rapid diagnosis, or reduce the efficacy of antiparasitic treatment. Tropical infections may facilitate the transmission of HIV and accelerate progression from asymptomatic HIV infection to AIDS. This article reviews data on known interactions for malaria, leishmaniasis, human African trypanosomiasis, Chagas' disease, schistosomiasis, onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis, a…

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