The effect of human immunodeficiency virus and breastfeeding on the nutritional status of African children.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The risk of HIV-1 infection is high among breast-fed children in sub-Saharan Africa. Monitoring the nutritional status can provide useful information to determine the effect of HIV infection and breast-feeding on child growth and development. We longitudinally assessed the nutritional status and determined its association with HIV infection and… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181cda531

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