The relationship between malaria and HIV
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Objective: To determine if there is an association between HIV and malaria infection Design: A cross sectional survey. Setting: Sanyati Rural District, a malarious endemic area of Zimbabwe. Subjects: 338 volunteers aged 15 months to 76 years. Main Outcome Measures: Prevalence of Malaria and HIV. Results: The prevalence of malaria and HIV was 26.6% and 26.3% respectively. There was no association between prevalence of HIV and malaria. Conclusion: There is no association between malaria and HIV.
Additional Citation InformationTswana, S. A., Nystrom, L., Moyo, S. R., Nzara, M. & Boone, P. (1999). The relationship between malaria and HIV. Central African Journal of Medicine, 45(2), 43-45.
SponsorResearch Board of the University of Zimbabwe
University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences