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Bacille Calmette-Guérin Lymphadenitis and Immune Reconstitution Syndrome in HIV-infected Children on Antiretroviral Therapy in Jamaica



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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e-Published: 19 Jul, 2013
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