Parasitic Infections in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Authors: José M. Miró, MD, PhD; Miriam J. Álvarez-Martínez, MD, PhD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 10/20/21 (What's New)


  • Typical symptoms of malaria in persons without acquired malarial immunity include fever, chills, headache, myalgia, arthralgia, diarrhea, and vomiting
    • Anemia, thrombocytopenia, pulmonary or renal dysfunction, and neurologic findings may also be present
    • Occurrence of paroxysmal fever varies by infecting species

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