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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Dunkley-Thompson, J.; Pierre, Russell; Steel-Duncan, J.; Palmer, Paulette; Davis, Denever; Figueroa, J.P.; Christie, Celia
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
Bacille Calmette-Guérin lymphadenitis and immune reconstitution syndrome in HIV-infected children on antiretroviral therapy in Jamaica
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2008
Volume ID
57
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
302-306
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Location/URL
http:; caribbean.scielo.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0043-31442008000300024&lng=pt&nrm=
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Abstract
The immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is a recognized complication associated with opportunistic infections occurring in HIV-infected individuals after the initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). We report on three HIV-infected infants with rapid progressor HIV disease who present with IRIS due to the BCG vaccine and occurring 3–6 weeks after initiation of HAART.....
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