AIDS in africa

Olaf Müller, Rita Moser, Peter Guggenberger, Meta Alexander, Martin Lauwers, Nzila Ndoluvualu-Namata, Patrick Goubau, Jan Desmyter, Adewale O. Adebajo, Richard W. Goodgame

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To the Editor: In his excellent contribution about the clinical features of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in Uganda (Aug. 9 issue),1 Dr. Goodgame reported a dramatic increase in the incidence of cerebral malaria at Mulago Hospital in the past few years, and most of the patients were seropositive for the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1). These results are not congruent with our data collected at Rubaga Hospital, a major mission hospital in Kampala. Access to hospitals in Kampala has become less complicated since 1986, and a clinical condition such as cerebral malaria is likely to require hospitalization. We.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)847-848
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - Mar 21 1991
Externally publishedYes

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    Müller, O., Moser, R., Guggenberger, P., Alexander, M., Lauwers, M., Ndoluvualu-Namata, N., Goubau, P., Desmyter, J., Adebajo, A. O., & Goodgame, R. W. (1991). AIDS in africa. New England Journal of Medicine, 324(12), 847-848.