Dunkley-Thompson, J.; Pierre, Russell; Steel-Duncan, J.; Palmer, Paulette; Davis, Denever; Figueroa, J.P.; Christie, Celia
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Bacille Calmette-Guérin lymphadenitis and immune reconstitution syndrome in HIV-infected children on antiretroviral therapy in Jamaica
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
The immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is a recognized complication associated with opportunistic infections occurring in HIV-infected individuals after the initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). We report on three HIV-infected infants with rapid progressor HIV disease who present with IRIS due to the BCG vaccine and occurring 3–6 weeks after initiation of HAART.....