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Growth, morbidity, and mortality in a cohort of institutionalized HIV-1-infected African children.

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OBJECTIVE: As a result of the HIV epidemic in Africa, much debate exists on whether institutionalized compared with community-based care provides optimum management of infected children. Previous reports calculated 89% mortality by age 3 years among outpatients in Malawi. No similar data are available for infected children in institutionalized care. We characterized patterns of morbidity and mortality among HIV-1-infected children residing at an orphanage in Nairobi. METHODS: Medical records...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Statistics
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Journal:
Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) More from this journal
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
237-241
Publication date:
2003-10-01
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EISSN:
1944-7884
ISSN:
1525-4135
Language:
English
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uuid:b7c23370-ddfb-427e-8368-9f7f0fe129d2
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pubs:279005
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279005
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2012-12-19

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