Prevalence and burden of Toxoplasma gondii infection in HIV-infected people: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ze-Dong Wang, Shu-Chao Wang, Huan-Huan Liu, Hong-Yu Ma, Zhong-Yu Li, Feng Wei, Xing-Quan Zhu, Quan Liu

Worldwide, 30% of the world's population have antibodies to the intracellular protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii and about 36·7 million people are infected with HIV, but little is known about the prevalence of co-infection with T gondii and HIV. We aimed to characterise the epidemiology and burden of T gondii co-infection in people with HIV infection.

February 28, 2017
Year of publication
2017
Resource types
Journal and research articles, Systematic reviews
Tags
Toxoplasma gondii, parasites, co-infections, T gondii, HIV-T gondii co-infection, epidemiology

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