oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - Cytomegalovirus pneumonia occuring soon after initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy in an infant : case report

Volume 26, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-8782
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1084



A two-month-old HIV-infected infant was ventilated for very severe pneumonia. After successful extubation, he was started on antiretroviral therapy. He developed a proven cytomegalovirus infection, localising as pneumonia. This required repeated ventilation. He was extubated after six weeks and completed 32 days of ganciclovir.

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