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Cytomegalovirus viremia predicts postdischarge mortality in Kenyan HIV-exposed uninfected children

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Background

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) viremia is associated with mortality in severely ill immunocompetent adults and hospitalized children with HIV (CWH). We measured CMV viremia in HIV-exposed and -unexposed Kenyan children aged 1–59 months discharged from hospital and determined its relationship with postdischarge mortality.

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CMV DNA levels were measured in plasma from 1024 children (97 of which were HIV exposed uninfected [HEU], and 15 CW... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/infdis/jiac047

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1236-849X
et al.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Journal of Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
1519-1527
Publication date:
2023-03-11
Acceptance date:
2022-02-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
1238641
Local pid:
pubs:1238641
Deposit date:
2022-02-09

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