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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schmidt, Veronika; Kositz, Christian; Herbinger, Karl-Heinz; Carabin, Hélène; Ngowi, Bernard; Naman, Ezra; Wilkins, Patricia P; Noh, John; Matuja, William; Winkler, Andrea Sylvia 
Title:
Association between Taenia solium infection and HIV/AIDS in northern Tanzania: a matched cross sectional-study. 
Abstract:
The frequency of Taenia solium, a zoonotic helminth, is increasing in many countries of sub-Saharan Africa, where the prevalence of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is also high. However, little is known about how these two infections interact. The aim of this study was to compare the proportion of HIV positive (+) and negative (-) individuals who are infected with Taenia solium (TSOL) and who present with clinical and neurological manifestations of cysticercosis (CC).In northern Tanzania,...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Infect Dis Poverty 
Year:
2016 
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Pages contribution:
111 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik