This article highlights the investigation of the antimicrobial
activity of the plant Justicia secunda, and it
seeks to promote the need for further research efforts in
the discovery of novel antimicrobial agents from
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Background: Many children living with HIV/AIDS in developing countries are infected with intestinal parasites. These infections add unnecessary morbidity to children already suffering the clinical insult of living with HIV/AIDS.
Objective: To determine the prevalence and potential risk factors for intestinal parasitic infections in HIV-infected children living in two institutions in Jamaica.