Management of Children With or Exposed to HIV

  • Authors: James A. McAuley, MD, MPH; Mariam Aziz, MD (More Info)
  • Associate Editor: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/12/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • An estimated 2.1 million children are living with HIV infection worldwide[UNAIDS]
  • Mother-to-child HIV transmission is rare in well-resourced settings but commonplace in resource-poor countries
  • Pediatric HIV infection is characterized by:

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