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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e31829f0ade
HIV Reports

Revisiting Pneumonia and Exposure Status in Infants Born to HIV-infected Mothers

Izadnegahdar, Rasa MPH, MD*; Fox, Matthew P. MPH, DSc*†; Jeena, Prakash MB ChB, FCP; Qazi, Shamim A. MBBS, DCH, MSc, MD§; Thea, Donald M. MSc, MD

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HIV-exposed uninfected infants are an increasing population. Past analyses have often categorized these infants as uninfected leading to inaccurate conclusions. We present a HIV exposure, rather than infection, based reanalysis of treatment failure among children with pneumonia to show that failure odds among HIV-exposed uninfected infants are intermediate between their unexposed and infected counterparts. Additional prospective studies aimed at better understanding this population are needed.

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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