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The role of weight for age and disease stage in poor psychomotor outcome of HIV-infected children in Kilifi, Kenya.

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AIM: We aimed to investigate the contribution of disease stage and weight for age to the variability in psychomotor outcome observed among children with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. METHOD: This cross-sectional study involved 48 Kenyan children (20 females, 28 males) aged 6 to 35 months (mean 19.9mo SD 8.9) exposed prenatally to HIV. Two subgroups of HIV-exposed children were seen: those who were HIV-infected and those who were uninfected. The reference population was compos...

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Journal:
Developmental medicine and child neurology
Volume:
51
Issue:
12
Pages:
968-973
Publication date:
2009-12-05
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EISSN:
1469-8749
ISSN:
0012-1622
URN:
uuid:fe3da39b-cf48-46d2-91af-6942b3249304
Source identifiers:
185666
Local pid:
pubs:185666

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