A systematic assessment of patients with persistent diarrhea can demonstrate a specific pathogen in up to 85% of cases. This article expands the differential diagnosis in patients with chronic diarrhea and AIDS and reviews diagnostic strategies, with emphasis on the role of endoscopic biopsies and special stains.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Infections in Medicine|
|State||Published - Sep 1 1998|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases