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Adoption - prognosis of HIV+ adopted baby

We have just adopted twins from Africa. They are 1 year old. The girl is HIV+, but the boy is negative. The tests were done in Africa. Are they likely to be incorrect? What length of life span are our babies expected to have? Do you have any...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
You should definitely have the children evaluated at a center that has expertise in diagnosing and caring for HIV positivie children (or your pediatrician could consult with a pediatric HIV expert). I would repeat testing on both. If one or both are... Read more »

prognosis for us all (LIFE EXPECTANCY) (PROGNOSIS)

dr. bob,hope the wedding went well! congrats. i wanted to ask you about the prognosis for long... Read more »

searching for answers to child with HIV Newly diagnosed (PEDIATRIC HIV INFECTION INFORMATION, 2009))

I have a niece who is 12 yrs old she was just diagnosed with HIV.No one has explained everything in... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Pediatrics Studies at 19th International AIDS Conference and the 4th International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics

After a long time languishing in the margins, paediatric HIV has gained a little more attention over the past few years, including a dedicated annual meeting organised by Virology Education, scheduled to precede the IAS one, and now at number four. ... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Isentress (Raltegravir): Pediatric Dosing Recommendations and 2 Chewable Tablet Formulations for Pediatric Dosing

On December 21, 2011, the Food and Drug Administration approved dosing recommendations for Isentress (raltegravir) for pediatric patients ages 2 to 18 years and weighing at least 10 kg. In addition a 100 mg scored chewable tablet and 25 mg chewable... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Intelence (Etravirine): Pediatric Dosing Recommendations and New Scored 25 mg Tablet for Pediatric Dosing

On March, 26, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration approved dosing recommendations for INTELENCE┬« (etravirine) for treatment-experienced pediatric patients 6 to 18 years of age and weighing at least 16 kg. In addition a new scored 25 mg tablet... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

NINDS Neurological Complications of AIDS Information Page

What Are Neurological Complications of AIDS? Is There Any Treatment? What Is the Prognosis? What Research Is Being Done? Clinical Trials Organizations Related NINDS Publications and Information Publicaciones en Espa├▒ol Additional resources... Read more »
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
International Program Officer

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation seeks an international
Program Officer to administer our growing programs in developing
countries. These programs are focused on... Read more »

pediatric aids discussion group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know of any online pediatric aids discussion groups/forums for parents? Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

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Ben Young, M.D.
In Ukraine, Clinicians From East and West Battle HIV's Onslaught
An Interview With Providers at the Lavra Clinic in Kiev, Ukraine

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22 months of negative tests but still positive

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
Ok guys now I am freaking out again I just got a call from the Immunology Dept of all children's Hospital and they think I might have PCP they want copies of all 9 elisa and both viral load tests I got along with a copy of the NAT I took. because of... Read more »