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Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and cytomegalovirus infection in children with vertically acquired HIV infection.

Authors
  • Williams, A J
  • Duong, T
  • McNally, L M
  • Tookey, P A
  • Masters, J
  • Miller, R
  • Lyall, E G
  • Gibb, D M
Type
Published Article
Journal
AIDS
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Feb 16, 2001
Volume
15
Issue
3
Pages
335–339
Identifiers
PMID: 11273213
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although survival from PCP and CMV has improved over time, these remain serious and potentially fatal infections among infants in whom maternal HIV status is not recognized in pregnancy. Breast-feeding increases the risk of combined PCP and CMV infection, which is associated with severe disease.

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