Causes of death in pediatric patients vertically infected by the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in Madrid, Spain, from 1982 to mid-2009.

  • Palladino C
  • Climent F
  • José M
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Abstract

Effective therapies have increased life expectancy of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected pediatric patients. We investigated the underlying causes of death, mortality, and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) rates in HIV-infected pediatric patients in Madrid, Spain.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Adolescent
  • CD4 Lymphocyte Count
  • Cause of Death
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Cohort Studies
  • Female
  • HIV Infections
  • HIV Infections: epidemiology
  • HIV Infections: mortality
  • HIV Infections: transmission
  • HIV Infections: virology
  • HIV-1
  • HIV-1: isolation & purification
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Infant
  • Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical
  • Male
  • RNA, Viral
  • RNA, Viral: blood
  • Spain
  • Spain: epidemiology
  • Viral Load

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Authors

  • Claudia Palladino

  • Francisco J Climent

  • M Isabel De José

  • Santiago Jimenez De Ory

  • Jose María Bellón

  • Sara Guillén

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