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Dear Sirs: The aim of anti-HIV treatment in pregnancy is the suppression of the HIV-1 RNA viral load in the plasma before delivery [1] to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the infection. The achievement of this outcome may be complicated in pregnant women who have been treated with multiple drugs by the lack of active drugs available. Although there(More)
OBJECTIVES Streptococcus pneumoniae is frequently isolated from carrier children, but it also causes localized and invasive diseases. Increasing incidence of chemoresistance can affect the efficacy of empiric therapy and it motivates interest in primary prophylaxis. The study aims to investigate clinical and microbiological features of paediatric(More)
We believe that patients with severe combined immunodefi ciency and any form of mild local changes at the BCG injection site should be given single or double anti-TB therapy , which should be continued until complete immunologic reconstitution occurs after bone marrow transplant. Severe local BCG infection with regional lymph node involvement needs at least(More)
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