Weight, height and human immunodeficiency virus infection in young children of infected mothers. The European Collaborative Study.

  • Published 1995 in The Pediatric infectious disease journal


In a longitudinal study of weight and height over the first 4 years of life, 123 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected and 654 uninfected children of similar social background were compared. By 3 months of age there was a 400-g (8.0%) difference in weight and an 0.8-cm (1.3%) difference in height between infected and uninfected children. After age 1… (More)


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