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HIV-exposed uninfected infants are at increased risk for severe infections in the first year of life.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22555385     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
HIV-exposed uninfected (HEU) infants have higher infectious morbidity than HIV-unexposed uninfected (HUU) infants. We present the clinical outcomes from a pilot cohort study of 27 HEU and 28 HUU infants. In the absence of infant malnutrition or advanced maternal HIV, HEU infants experienced a 2.74 (0.85-8.78) times greater risk of hospitalization in the first year.
Authors:
Amy Slogrove; Brian Reikie; Shalena Naidoo; Corena De Beer; Kevin Ho; Mark Cotton; Julie Bettinger; David Speert; Monika Esser; Tobias Kollmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2012-05-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of tropical pediatrics     Volume:  58     ISSN:  1465-3664     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Trop. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  2013-04-09     Revised Date:  2013-12-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8010948     Medline TA:  J Trop Pediatr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  505-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Follow-Up Studies
HIV Infections / epidemiology*
Hospitalization / statistics & numerical data*
Humans
Incidence
Infant
Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical / statistics & numerical data*
Male
Morbidity
Odds Ratio
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / epidemiology*
Respiratory Tract Infections / epidemiology
Risk Factors
Socioeconomic Factors
South Africa / epidemiology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
N01 A150023//PHS HHS; //Canadian Institutes of Health Research
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