Acute cytomegalovirus infection in Kenyan HIV-infected infants.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


AIDS (London, England), Volume 23, Issue 16, p.2173-81 (2009)


2009, AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections, Child, Preschool, CYTOMEGALOVIRUS, Cytomegalovirus Infections, DISEASE PROGRESSION, DNA, Viral, Female, HIV Infections, HIV-1, Human Biology Division, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, KENYA, Male, Prognosis, Risk Factors, Viral Load, Virus Replication


Cytomegalovirus (CMV) coinfection may influence HIV-1 disease progression during infancy. Our aim was to describe the incidence of CMV infection and the kinetics of viral replication in Kenyan HIV-infected and HIV-exposed uninfected infants.