PREVALENCE OF OPPORTUNISTIC INTESTINAL PROTOZOAN PARASITIC INFECTIONS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG HIV SERO-POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS AT DILCHORA REFERRAL HOSPITAL,DIRE DAWA TOWN, EASTERN

Abstract:

Opportunistic intestinal protozoan parasitic infections (OIPPIs) are major public health problems in developing countries especially among HIV/AIDS patients. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and associated risk factors of major opportunistic intestinal protozoan parasitic infections among HIV sero-positive individuals at Dilchora Referral Hospital, Dire Dawa Town, Eastern Ethiopia. Hospital based cross sectional study was conducted from December, 2017-February, 2018. A total of 403 HIV sero-positive individual stool samples and structured questionnaires were collected serially from all in patients and out patients living with HIV/AIDS. Based on their consent the collected stool samples were processed by using the direct wet mount, formol-ether concentration and modified Ziehl Neelsen methods. Questionnaire survey was used to gather relevant information on socio-demographic and risk factor. The collected data was analyzed by using SPSS Version 20. Chi-square was used to assess the relationship between OIPPI and exposure with different risk factors at p-value
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Abebech, Y (2024). PREVALENCE OF OPPORTUNISTIC INTESTINAL PROTOZOAN PARASITIC INFECTIONS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG HIV SERO-POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS AT DILCHORA REFERRAL HOSPITAL,DIRE DAWA TOWN, EASTERN. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-of-opportunistic-intestinal-protozoan-parasitic-infections-and-associated-risk-factors-among-hiv-sero-positive-individuals-at-dilchora-referral-hospital-dire-dawa-town-eastern-ethi

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Abebech, Yitagesu "PREVALENCE OF OPPORTUNISTIC INTESTINAL PROTOZOAN PARASITIC INFECTIONS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG HIV SERO-POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS AT DILCHORA REFERRAL HOSPITAL,DIRE DAWA TOWN, EASTERN" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Apr. 2024, https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-of-opportunistic-intestinal-protozoan-parasitic-infections-and-associated-risk-factors-among-hiv-sero-positive-individuals-at-dilchora-referral-hospital-dire-dawa-town-eastern-ethi. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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Abebech, Yitagesu . "PREVALENCE OF OPPORTUNISTIC INTESTINAL PROTOZOAN PARASITIC INFECTIONS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG HIV SERO-POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS AT DILCHORA REFERRAL HOSPITAL,DIRE DAWA TOWN, EASTERN". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Apr. 2024. Web. 21 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-of-opportunistic-intestinal-protozoan-parasitic-infections-and-associated-risk-factors-among-hiv-sero-positive-individuals-at-dilchora-referral-hospital-dire-dawa-town-eastern-ethi >.

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Abebech, Yitagesu . "PREVALENCE OF OPPORTUNISTIC INTESTINAL PROTOZOAN PARASITIC INFECTIONS AND ASSOCIATED RISK FACTORS AMONG HIV SERO-POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS AT DILCHORA REFERRAL HOSPITAL,DIRE DAWA TOWN, EASTERN" Afribary (2024). Accessed May 21, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-of-opportunistic-intestinal-protozoan-parasitic-infections-and-associated-risk-factors-among-hiv-sero-positive-individuals-at-dilchora-referral-hospital-dire-dawa-town-eastern-ethi