Training Years: 2021 – 2022
Training Site: University of Zambia
Mentors: Deanna Saylor, MD, MHS; Sombo Fwoloshi, MMED
Title: “Characteristics of Neurocysticercosis Among Adults with and without HIV Infection in Zambia”
Aim 1. Describe the clinical, demographic and radiological characteristics of adults with NCC at UTH and investigate their association with HIV status.
Aim 2. Compare six-month outcomes of adults with NCC who presented with seizures by HIV status.
Aim 3. Investigate plain thigh and head X-rays as screening tools for NCC amongst adults presenting with new-onset seizures.
NIH Support: NINDS