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Title: Episodes of malaria in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
Authors: Andrade, João Guimaraës
Souza, Luiz Carlos Souza
Alves, Maria de Fátima Costa
Pfrimer, Irmtraut Araci Hoffmann Pfrimer
Tosta, Carlos Eduardo
Assunto:: HIV - infecção
Malária
Síndrome de imunodeficiência adquirida
Issue Date: 1989
Citation: ANDRADE, João Guimarães et al. Episodes of malaria in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, v. 84, n. 4, p. 589-590, 1989. Disponível em: <http://www.scielo.br/pdf/mioc/v84n4/vol84%28f4%29_144-145.pdf>. Acesso em: 27 out. 2010. doi: 10.1590/S0074-02761989000400024
Abstract: It has been recognized that either malaria or HIV infection may cause dysfunctions of the immune system (M. Ho et al., 1986, J. Infect. Dis., 153: 163-111; A. S. Fauci et aL, 1988, Science, 259; 617-622), although HIV infection leads to immunodeficiency with higher impact in clinical feature than malaria infection. Thus, it can be anticipated that the association of both infections would further deteriorate the immune function and modify the natural history of these infections. We show in this report a patient who presented both infections but had some immune functions surprisingly preserved.
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0074-02761989000400024
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