HIV in Children

MONITORING FOR OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS

Dr. Ira Shah
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Last Updated : 1st September 2012

Yearly

: (Minimum)

  • CBC

  • Urine

  • Stool

  • Mantoux test (If previously negative)

  • Funduscopy for chorioretinitis


These minimum screenings will help to pick up early Tuberculosis, CMV / Toxoplasmosis retinitis, opportunistic pathogens causing diarrhea and even viral infection.

Additional


  • X-ray Chest (if presence of cough)

  • Cd4 count


MONITORING FOR OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS
Dr. Ira Shah
Incharge Pediatric HIV and TB Clinic, B.J.Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India Consultant in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, India.