Common opportunistic infections in HIV infected infants and children. Part 2: Non-respiratory infections

Rabie H. ; Marais B.J. ; Van Toorn R. ; Nel E.D. ; Cotton M.F. (2007)


Increased susceptibility to infections is the major cause of disease, end organ damage and death in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children. This article will focus on prevention, diagnosis and management of the most common and less common severe infections that are specifically associated with HIV-related immune compromise, as well as some aspects relating to immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS).

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