Opportunistic infections and other clinical manifestations of HIV disease in children.

@article{Abrams2000OpportunisticIA,
  title={Opportunistic infections and other clinical manifestations of HIV disease in children.},
  author={Elaine J. Abrams},
  journal={Pediatric clinics of North America},
  year={2000},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={79-108}
}
As the decade draws to a close, physicians can be cautiously optimistic about the prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections in children with HIV disease. As more children receive therapy with powerful antiretroviral regimens, fewer are likely to be at risk for opportunistic pathogens. The widespread use of protease inhibitor combination therapies has already resulted in a dramatic decrease in morbidity and mortality in the population of HIV-infected adults. The same effect has been… CONTINUE READING