Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 5th, 2006
Infections account for the majority of hospitalizations among HIV-infected children in the United States.
According to recent research published in the journal Pediatrics, "The purpose of this research was to describe hospital use patterns of HIV-infected children in the United States.
"We analyzed a nationwide, stratified probability sample of 2.5 million hospital discharges of children and adolescents during the year 2000, weighted to 7.3 million discharges nationally. We excluded discharges after hospitalizations related to pregnancy/childbirth and their complications and discharges of neonates <1 month of age and of...
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