Growth of human immunodeficiency type 1-infected and uninfected children: a prospective cohort study in Kigali, Rwanda, 1988 to 1993.

@article{Lepage1996GrowthOH,
  title={Growth of human immunodeficiency type 1-infected and uninfected children: a prospective cohort study in Kigali, Rwanda, 1988 to 1993.},
  author={Philippe Lepage and Philippe Msellati and D. G. Hitimana and A Bazubagira and Carl Van Goethem and Arlette Simonon and Etienne Karita and Laurence Dequae-Merchadou and Philippe Van de Perre and François Dabis},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={1996},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={479-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the anthropometric characteristics of children with and without HIV-1 infection. METHODS In a prospective cohort study of 218 children born to HIV-1 seropositive mothers and 218 children born to HIV-1 seronegative mothers in Kigali, Rwanda, 3 groups were compared: infected children (n = 46); uninfected children born to seropositive mothers (n = 140); and uninfected children born to seronegative mothers (n = 207). Weight, height and head circumference were measured at… CONTINUE READING

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