Neurodevelopmental outcome of HIV-exposed but uninfected infants in the Mother and Infants Health Study, Cape Town, South Africa.

@article{Springer2018NeurodevelopmentalOO,
  title={Neurodevelopmental outcome of HIV-exposed but uninfected infants in the Mother and Infants Health Study, Cape Town, South Africa.},
  author={Priscilla Estelle Springer and Amy L Slogrove and Barbara Laughton and Julie A. Bettinger and Henri{\"e}tte H Saunders and Christopher D. Molteno and Mariana Kruger},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2018},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={69-78}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare neurodevelopmental outcomes of HIV-exposed uninfected (HEU) and HIV-unexposed uninfected (HUU) infants in a peri-urban South African population. HEU infants living in Africa face unique biological and environmental risks, but uncertainty remains regarding their neurodevelopmental outcome. This is partly due to lack of well-matched HUU comparison groups needed to adjust for confounding factors. METHODS This was a prospective cohort study of infants enrolled at birth from… CONTINUE READING