Longitudinal anthropometric assessment of infants born to HIV-1-infected mothers, Belo Horizonte, Southeastern Brazil

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Fausto, Maria Arlene; Carneiro, Mariângela; Antunes, Carlos Maurício F; Colosimo, Enrico Antonio; Pinto, Jorge Andrade;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Faculdade de Saúde Pública da Universidade de São Paulo
  • Subject: Infant | Body Weights and Measures | Growth and Development | HIV Infections | Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical | Cohort Studies | Lactente | Pesos e Medidas Corporais | Crescimento e Desenvolvimento | Infecções por HIV | Transmissão Vertical de Doença Infecciosa | Estudos de Coortes | Lactante | Pesos y Medidas Corporales | Crecimiento y Desarrollo | Infecciones por VIH | Transmisión Vertical de Enfermedad Infecciosa | Estudios de Cohortes

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the growth parameters in infants who were born to HIV-1-infected mothers. METHODS: The study was a longitudinal evaluation of the z-scores for the weight-for-age (WAZ), weight-for-length (WLZ) and length-for-age (LAZ) data collected from a cohort.... View more
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