PEDIATRIC HIV INFECTION and AIDS RESOURCES

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Registered sex offender accused of raping baby and teen girls, infecting both with HIV
"David Richard Wilson, a 33–year–old Houston native who was convicted of raping a teen girl in 2005, now faces charges that he allegedly raped a 14–year–old girl and 23–month–old baby. Both victims were infected with HIV, herpes and chlamydia, according to reports."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, October 24, 2014.

Belgian Infant Contracts HIV via Breastmilk
"NEW YORK (Reuters Health)—In 2012, a one–year–old boy in Belgium acquired HIV through his mother's breast milk, a rare but not impossible form of transmission in industrialized countries, doctors note."
Reuters Health, August 19, 2014.

Drug Resistance Among Newly–Diagnosed HIV–Infected Children in the Era of More Efficacious Antiretroviral Prophylaxis
"In the era of more efficacious prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) regimens, documenting the profile of drug resistance in HIV-infected infants and young children is critical to our efforts to improve care and treatment for children."
AIDS. 2014;28(11):1673-1678., August, 2014.

Viral Reseroir Seen 'Strikingly' Soon After HIV Infection
"Before the latent HIV reservoir can be eradicated, clinicians must be able to measure it. "Right now, the assays we have to measure it are expensive, require a lot of blood, and we are not exactly sure what they measure," Nicolas Chomont, PhD, from the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida in Port Sainte Lucie, said during the news conference.
A reported scientific priority for the International AIDS Society has been to develop assays that can measure the size of the reservoir. Dr. Chomont's team has come up with a novel assay they call the Tat/Rev Induced Limiting Dilution Assay, or TILDA."
Medscape Medical News, August 08. 2014.

'Mississippi Baby' Thought 'Cured' of HIV Relapses
"Learning that the virus had rebounded after 27 months 'felt like a punch to the gut,' said Dr. Hanna Gay, MD, a pediatric HIV specialist at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, who has been involved in the child's care since birth. 'It's extremely disappointing. We had been hopeful that her remission would lead to bigger and better things.'"
Medscape Medical News, July 10, 2014.

Future Forsaken: Abuses Against Children Affected by HIV/AIDS in India
Report from Human Rights Watch, July 2004.

Bone Mineral Accrual Compromised in HIV-Infected Prepubertal Children
Reuters Health, May 6, 2002

Complex Anti-HIV Therapy Reduces Vertical Transmission Risk
Reuters Health, May 17, 2002

HIV Drug Abacavir Works Well in Children - Study
Reuters, March 1, 2002

HIV–Infected Girl in UK Legal Wrangle Is Taken into Court Custody
Reuters Health, May 9, 2002

HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis In The 21st Century
Emerging Infectious Diseases (7)2, 2001

Management of HIV-Infected Women and Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission
Report is part of the material from the First International AIDS Symposium Conference on HIV Pathogens and Treatment, held July, 2001 in Argentina.

Pediatric AIDS Down But Not Out
HealthScoutNews, April 5, 2002

Short AIDS Therapy Shown to Cut Child Infection
Reuters, April 4, 2002

Study: HIV Among U.S. Newborns Drops
The Associated Press, July 9, 2002

Thai Program to Block Mom-Baby HIV Spread Underway
Reuters Health, July 9, 2002

Women, Children, and HIV: Resources for Prevention and Treatment
Online information and training resources about Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV (MTCT) and related topics.

Young Infants Lack HIV-Specific CD8+ T Cell Response
Reuters Health, January 4, 2002

Young South African AIDS Activist Dies at 12
The Associated Press, June 1, 2001

Youngest Crucial to Anti-HIV Efforts: UNAIDS Chief
Reuters Health, May 10, 2002

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ORGANIZATIONS/AGENCIES
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American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098
Phone: (847) 434-4000
www.aap.org

Baylor College International Pediatric AIDS Initiative
Texas Children's Hospital
Clinical Care Center
6621 Fannin, CCC1570.00
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (832) 822-1038
www.bipai.org/
Education, research and publication service from Baylor College of Medicine, programs in Houston, Texas, Romania, Mexico, and Southern Africa.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
2950 31st Street, Suite 125
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: (310) 314-1459
Toll-free: 1-888-499-HOPE
www.pedaids.org

National Pediatric AIDS Network
P.O. Box 1032
Boulder, CO 80306
Toll-free: 1-800-646-1001
www.npan.org
Medical info on AIDS in children, in teens, and generally; clinical trials for children and youth; pregnancy issues, legal issues. Referrals by state. Sections for children, teens, and caregivers.

REJOICE Urban Development Project (Thailand)
70/1 Amarin Court, Klong Cholarpratan
Moo 6, T. Suthep A. Muang
Chiang Mai 50200
Thailand
Phone: 053-806-227
www.rejoicefoundationcnx.com/
RUDP provides a wide array of medical and social services to the poor, sick, and underserved HIV/AIDS population in this region of Thailand.

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