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Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

April 2013
CDC, the National Institutes of Health, the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, and the American Academy of Pediatrics

Description

Comprehensive guidelines covering the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of opportunistic infections in children. Topics covered include:

  • Bacterial Infections (Bacterial Infections, Serious and Recurrent, Bartonellosis, Syphilis).
  • Mycobacterial Infections (Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium avium Complex Disease).
  • Fungal Infections (Aspergillosis, Candida Infections, Coccidioidomycosis, Cryptococcosis, Histoplasmosis, Pneumocystis Pneumonia).
  • Parasitic Infections (Cryptosporidiosis/Microsporidiosis, Malaria, Toxoplasmosis).
  • Viral Infections (Cytomegalovirus, Hepatitis B Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, Human Herpesvirus 6 and 7, Human Herpesvirus 8 Disease, Herpes Simplex Virus, Human Papillomavirus, Progressive Multifocal Leukodystrophy, Varicella-Zoster Virus).
  • Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS).

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HIV/AIDS Guidelines

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