oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - Cytomegalovirus pneumonia occuring soon after initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy in an infant : case report
|Article Title||Cytomegalovirus pneumonia occuring soon after initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy in an infant : case report|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection|
|Author||O.P. Kitchin, R. Masekela, A. Pentz, J. Potgieter, M.K. Mensah, C. Els, D. White and R.J. Green|
|Publication Date||Jan 2011|
|Pages||90 - 91|
|Keyword(s)||Steve Biko Academic Hospital and University of Pretoria|
A two-month-old HIV-infected infant was ventilated for very severe Pneumocystis jiroveci 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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