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Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

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Abstract

AGWU, E.; IHONGBE, J.C.; OKOGUN, G.R.A.  and  INYANG, N.J.. High incidence of co-infection with Malaria and Typhoid in febrile HIV infected and AIDS patients in Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria. Braz. J. Microbiol. [online]. 2009, vol.40, n.2, pp. 329-332. ISSN 1678-4405.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1517-83822009000200022.

This survey was designed to determine the prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum and Salmonella Typhi among febrile HIV/AIDS patients in Ekpoma. Malaria and typhoid risk factors in Ekpoma included occupation, poor health facilities and poor sanitation. Malaria and typhoid are highly prevalent among Ekpoma HIV/AIDS patients.

Keywords : Malaria; Typhoid; HIV/AIDS; Ekpoma.

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