Table 1.

Detection of enteropathogens from outpatients with HIV-associated diarrhea in Houston, Tex.

EnteropathogenNo. positive/no. tested (%)
HEp-2 cell-adherent E. coli 20/83 (24.1)
 Localized pattern6/83 (7.2)
 Diffuse pattern14/83 (16.9)
 Aggregative pattern0/83 (0.0)
Intestinal sIgA to HIV9/34 (27.5)
Cryptosporidium parvum 9/83 (10.8)
C. difficile toxin3/34 (8.8)
Microsporidia5/83 (6.0)
I. belli 3/83 (3.6)
Blastocystis hominis 2/83 (2.4)
Giardia lamblia 1/83 (1.2)
Salmonella sp.1/83 (1.2)
Mycobacterium sp.1/83 (1.2)