Severe Infections in HIV-Exposed Uninfected Infants Born in a European Country

@inproceedings{Adler2015SevereII,
  title={Severe Infections in HIV-Exposed Uninfected Infants Born in a European Country},
  author={Catherine Adler and Edwige Haelterman and Patricia A Barlow and Arnaud Marchant and Jack L{\'e}vy and Tessa Goetghebuer and Mary-Ann Davies},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies indicate that HIV-exposed uninfected (HEU) children have a high infectious morbidity. We previously reported an increased incidence of group B streptococcus (GBS) infections in HEU infants born in Belgium. METHODS This study was undertaken to evaluate the incidence and risk factors of all cause severe infections in HEU infants born in Belgium between 1985 and 2006, including the pre-antiretroviral (ARV) prophylaxis era (1985 to 1994). The medical charts of 537 HEU… CONTINUE READING
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