Community-acquired pneumonia in HIV-infected children: a global perspective

@article{Gray2010CommunityacquiredPI,
  title={Community-acquired pneumonia in HIV-infected children: a global perspective},
  author={DM Gray and H. J. Zar},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={16},
  pages={208–216}
}
  • D. GrayH. Zar
  • Published 1 May 2010
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine
Purpose of review Pneumonia is a leading cause of morbidity and death in HIV-infected children. The aim of this study was to review recent advances in the epidemiology, cause, management and prevention of pneumonia in HIV-infected children. Recent findings Pneumonia remains a major cause of death and hospitalization, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, where the paediatric HIV epidemic is concentrated. HIV-infected children have a higher risk of developing pneumonia and of more severe disease… 

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