Respiratory tract infection in children with acquired

The authors describe the first two HIV-infected children in Croatia. Both patients were born of seropositive, intravenous drugs user who transmitted HIV-1 by vertical transmission. The older girl was presented at 7 years with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, and died one year later. The younger girl was presented at 5 months with limphadenopathy, candidiasis, hepatomegaly, trombocytopeny. She is now quite well and takes antiretroviral therapy and kotrimoxazol. The emphasis of the article is on lower respiratory tract infection which are the most common presentation of disease in children with HIV infection.
Category: From history
Volume: Vol. 42, No 2, april - june 1998
Authors: V. Ahel
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