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Chronic comorbidities in children and adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa in the era of antiretroviral therapy

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Globally, 1·7 million children are living with HIV, of which 90% are in sub-Saharan Africa. The remarkable scale-up of combination antiretroviral therapy has resulted in increasing numbers of children with HIV surviving to adolescence. Unfortunately, in sub-Saharan Africa, HIV diagnosis is often delayed with children starting antiretroviral therapy late in childhood. There have been increasing reports from low-income settings of children with HIV who have multisystem chronic comorbidities des...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s2352-4642(20)30037-7

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ORCID:
0000-0001-6414-0529
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Lancet Child and Adolescent Health More from this journal
Volume:
4
Issue:
9
Pages:
688-698
Publication date:
2020-04-30
Acceptance date:
2020-01-31
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2352-4642
Pmid:
32359507
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1105057
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pubs:1105057
Deposit date:
2020-08-31

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