Prospective study of measles in hospitalized, human immunodefidency virus (HIV)-infected and HIV-uninfected children in Zambia

William J Moss, Mwaka Monze, Judith J. Ryon, Thomas C Quinn, Diane Griffin, Felicity Cutts

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Abstract

Measles in persons coinfected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has been reported to be unusual in its presentation and frequently fatal. To determine the effect of HIV coinfection on the clinical features and outcome of measles, a prospective study of hospitalized children with measles was conducted between January 1998 and October 2000 in Lusaka, Zambia. One-sixth (17%) of 546 children hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed measles were coinfected with HIV. One-third of the HIV-infected children hospitalized with confirmed measles were

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)189-196
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume35
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 15 2002

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  • Immunology

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