Effect of human immunodeficiency virus infection on the growth of young children. Duke Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Unit.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We retrospectively analyzed the growth of 170 children less than 25 1/2 months of age who were referred for evaluation of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibody status. By the age of 4 months, the 62 HIV-infected children were significantly smaller than the 108 uninfected children in both weight-for-age and length-for-age measurements; linear growth and weight gain were proportionally decreased.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • McKinney, RE; Robertson, JW

Published Date

  • October 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 123 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 579 - 582

PubMed ID

  • 8410511

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-3476

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-3476(05)80955-2


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States