Global, regional, and national estimates of pneumonia burden in HIV-infected children in 2010: a meta-analysis and modelling study

@inproceedings{Theodoratou2014GlobalRA,
  title={Global, regional, and national estimates of pneumonia burden in HIV-infected children in 2010: a meta-analysis and modelling study},
  author={Evropi Theodoratou and David A McAllister and Craig Reed and Davies Adeloye and Igor Rudan and Lulu Mussa Muhe and Shabir A Madhi and Harry Campbell and Harish Nair},
  booktitle={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Globally, pneumonia is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in children younger than 5 years. Underlying HIV infection is an important risk factor for pneumonia morbidity and mortality in children. There are, however, no global or country level estimates of pneumonia burden in HIV-infected children. We assessed the role of HIV in pneumonia incidence and mortality and estimated the number of pneumonia cases and deaths in HIV-infected children younger than 5 years in 133 high… CONTINUE READING