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The effects of prenatal HIV exposure on language functioning in Kenyan children: establishing an evaluative framework.

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Background

HIV infection has been associated with impaired language development in prenatally exposed children. Although most of the burden of HIV occurs in sub-Saharan Africa, there have not been any comprehensive studies of HIV exposure on multiple aspects of language development using instruments appropriate for the population.

Methods

We compared language development in children exposed to HIV in utero to community controls (N = 262, 8–30 months) in rural Ken...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13104-016-2264-3

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St Johns College
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Newton, C
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Research Notes Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
463
Publication date:
2016-10-05
Acceptance date:
2016-10-01
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ISSN:
1756-0500
Pubs id:
pubs:655180
URN:
uri:9e07af0e-0eab-4261-a29a-8c4ab125eba7
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uuid:9e07af0e-0eab-4261-a29a-8c4ab125eba7
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pubs:655180
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English
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