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

  • Malaria is the most important tropical parasitic disease observed in persons with HIV infection[WHO 2004]
    • Caused by the protozoa Plasmodium
    • Transmitted by the bite of a female Anopheles mosquito

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