Clinical Characteristics and Lung Function in Older Children Vertically Infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Malawi

@inproceedings{Mwalukomo2016ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical Characteristics and Lung Function in Older Children Vertically Infected With Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Malawi},
  author={Thandie Mwalukomo and Sarah J. Rylance and E L Webb and Suzanne E. Anderson and Bernadette A M O'Hare and Joep J. van Oosterhout and Rashida Abbas Ferrand and Elizabeth Lucy Corbett and Jamie Rylance},
  booktitle={Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has led to increased survival of children with vertically acquired human immunodeficiency virus infection. Significant morbidity arises from respiratory symptoms, but aetiology and pulmonary function abnormalities have not been systematically studied. METHODS Human immunodeficiency virus-positive children aged 8-16 years were systematically recruited within clinics in Blantyre, Malawi. Clinical review, quality of life assessment, spirometry, and chest… CONTINUE READING