oa South African Family Practice - Common opportunistic infections in HIV infected infants and children : part 2 : non-respiratory infections : review article

Volume 49, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Increased susceptibility to infections is the major cause of disease, end organ damage and death in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children. This article will focus on prevention, diagnosis and management of the most common and less common severe infections that are specifically associated with HIV-related immune compromise, as well as some aspects relating to immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS).

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