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

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302–6

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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

Predictors of HIV/AIDS Confirmation and Differences by Guardian Status in HIV+ Adolescents in Jamaica

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287–92

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Background: Approximately 25% of the cumulative AIDS cases in Jamaica involve adolescents and young adults. However, the lives of adolescents living with HIV within Jamaica and the Caribbean have been understudied.

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e-Published: 19 Jul, 2013

Challenges and Successes of HIV Voluntary Counselling and Testing Programme in Antenatal Clinics in Greater Kingston, Jamaica

HIV-related Mortality in Jamaican Children

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265–8

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Objective: Paediatric HIV is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. We describe HIVrelated mortality in a cohort of HIV-infected Jamaican children and identified factors which influenced survival.

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e-Published: 19 Jul, 2013

Clinical Manifestations of Adolescents with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica

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257–64

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Objective: To characterize the clinicopathological manifestations and outcomes of a cohort of HIV-infected Jamaican adolescents.

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e-Published: 19 Jul, 2013

Renal Manifestations in HIV-infected Jamaican Children

Safety of Antiretroviral Drug Therapy in Jamaican Children with HIV/AIDS

Adherence to Antiretroviral Drug Therapy in Children with HIV/AIDS in Jamaica

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231–7

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Objective: We aimed to describe the adherence patterns to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in a cohort of HIV-infected children.

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e-Published: 18 Jul, 2013

Effectiveness of Antiretroviral Therapy in Treating Paediatric HIV/AIDS in Jamaica

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223–30

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Background and Purpose: Paediatric HIV/AIDS remains a significant challenge in developing countries. We describe the effectiveness of interventions in HIV-infected children attending Paediatric Infectious Diseases Clinics in Jamaica.

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e-Published: 18 Jul, 2013

Evolving Care of HIV-infected Pregnant Women in Jamaica From Nevirapine to HAART

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