9.3  Commonly occurring infections in HIV-infected children

In this section you will learn about some of the commonly occurring illnesses in HIV-infected children. You have already read about some of these infections in earlier study sessions in this Module. However, as we said above, infants and children with HIV are more likely to get these infections and get them more frequently. Therefore it is important for you to look at these infections again in the context of providing care for an infant or child with HIV.

9.2.1  Positive HIV test

9.3.1  Pneumonia