Parasitic Infections in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Authors: José M. Miró, MD, PhD; Miriam J. Álvarez-Martínez, MD, PhD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Cryptosporidiosis presents as acute or subacute watery diarrhea without blood, with or without fever, nausea, vomiting, and lower abdominal cramping
  • Sclerosing cholangitis and pancreatitis may be seen in patients with prolonged disease and low CD4+ cell counts

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