HIV and respiratory infections in children.

@article{Graham2003HIVAR,
  title={HIV and respiratory infections in children.},
  author={Stephen M Graham},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          215-20
        }
}
Respiratory disease is a frequent cause of morbidity and mortality in children infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This review highlights recent data and developments that relate to the impact of HIV on respiratory infections particularly in African children. Autopsy and clinical studies continue to show that bacterial pneumonia and Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PCP) are common respiratory infections and causes of death in regions where antiretroviral therapy and PCP… CONTINUE READING

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