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Title: Immune reconstitution syndrome from nontuberculous mycobacterial infection after initiation of antiretroviral therapy in children with HIV infection
Authors: Thanyawee Puthanakit
Peninnah Oberdorfer
Nuthapong Ukarapol
Noppadon Akarathum
Suchart Punjaisee
Thira Sirisanthana
Virat Sirisanthana
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Jul-2006
Abstract: The immune reconstitution syndrome caused by nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infection is reported in 9 of 153 HIV-infected children 2 to 26 weeks after initiation of antiretroviral therapy. The clinical syndrome included fever and dyspnea (2 children), fever and abdominal pain (3), subcutaneous nodules or suppurative lymphadenitis (4). The causative species were Mycobacterium avium (4), Mycobacterium scrofulaceum (3), Mycobacterium kansasii (1) and Mycobacterium simiae (1). Copyright © 2006 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
ISSN: 08913668
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