Younger age at HAART initiation is associated with more rapid growth reconstitution.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

AIDS (London, England), Volume 25, Issue 3, p.345-55 (2011)

Keywords:

2011, Age Factors, Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active, Body Height, Body Weight, Child, Child Development, Child, Preschool, Dietary Supplements, Female, HIV Infections, HIV-1, Humans, Kaplan-Meier Estimate, KENYA, Male, Public Health Sciences Division, Treatment Outcome, Viral Load

Abstract:

Patterns of growth following highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) administration among children are not well defined. The objective of this study was to determine rates and predictors of growth reconstitution among children on HAART.