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  1. HIV infection and severe malnutrition : a clinical and epidemiological study in Burkina Faso.

    Article - En anglais


    To define a clinical profile indicative of HIV infection in a population of severely malnourished children in Burkina Faso.

    A total of 433 children (average age, 19 months) were recruited at the Sanou Souro National Hospital, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, Results: Sixty-three per cent presented with marasmus, 13% with kwashiorkor and 24% with both forms of malnutrition.

    The prevalence of HIV infection in children aged over 12 months was 13,8%, with a marked predominance of HIV-1 (95,8%).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Malnutrition, Burkina Faso, Afrique, Séropositivité, Prévalence, Hémopathie, Immunopathologie, Epidémiologie, Enfant, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Malnutrition, Burkina Faso, Africa, Seropositivity, Prevalence, Hemopathy, Immunopathology, Epidemiology, Child, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0395372

    Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.