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Unexpectedly high prevalence of cytomegalovirus DNAemia in older children and adolescents with perinatally acquired human immunodeficiency virus infection

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BACKGROUND:Older children and adolescents with perinatally acquired human immunodeficiency virus (PHIV) infection in Africa experience multiple comorbidities that are not typical of HIV-associated opportunistic infections, including growth impairment and chronic lung disease. We examined associations between plasma cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA and lung function and growth. METHODS:Plasma CMV DNA loads were measured children aged 6-16 years with PHIV (n = 402) and HIV-uninfected controls (n = 224...

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10.1093/cid/ciy961

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Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
69
Issue:
4
Pages:
580–587
Publication date:
2019-03-04
Acceptance date:
2018-11-01
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pmid:
30828710
Language:
English
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pubs:980924
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uuid:07fe7273-e0b8-4a5b-8ece-0f6cc40f69ff
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pubs:980924
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2019-03-11

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