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February 2016 NEWSLETTER


HIV IN CHILDREN
February 2016 Newsletter
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A 12 years old boy was diagnosed as acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) for which he was started on chemotherapy. He received multiple blood transfusions. Four months later he was detected to be HBsAg positive as well as HIV infected on regular screening. There was no jaundice or hepatomegaly. His Hbe antigen was positive and core IgG was also reactive with viral load of 1,86,00,00,000 copies/ml suggestive of chronic Hepatitis B. HBe antibody was negative. Liver functions showed elevated serum transaminases. CD4 count was 970 cells/cumm

How should this child be treated for his HBV and HIV?

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Q. When we have to change achild on 4A (AZT60MG/3TC30MG/NVP50MG) REGIME to adult dose1A (AZT300MG/3TC150MG/NVP200MG) ? Is it when his /her weight became 25kg or 35kg?
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