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Clinical categories of children with human immunodeficiency virus infection

Category N: Not symptomatic 
  No signs or symptoms or only one of the conditions listed in category A
Category A: Mildly symptomatic 
  Having two or more of the following conditions:
    Recurrent or persistent upper respiratory infection, sinusitis, or otitis media
Category B: Moderately symptomatic 
  Having symptoms attributed to HIV infection other than those in category A or C
    Anemia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia
    Bacterial meningitis, pneumonia, sepsis (single episode)
    Candidiasis, oropharyngeal, persisting > 2 mo
    Cytomegalovirus infection with onset < age 1 mo
    Diarrhea, recurrent or chronic
    Herpes simplex virus recurrent stomatitis, bronchitis, pneumonitis, esophagitis at < 1 mo of age
    Herpes zoster, two or more episodes or more than one dermatome
    Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia
    Persistent fever
    Toxoplasmosis with onset < age 1 mo
    Varicella, complicated
Category C: Severely symptomatic 
  Serious bacterial infections, multiple or recurrent
  Candidiasis, esophageal or pulmonary
  Coccidioidomycosis, disseminated
  Cryptosporidiosis or isosporiasis with diarrhea > age 1 mo
  Cytomegalovirus infection with onset > age 1 mo
  Herpes simplex virus: persistent oral lesions, or bronchitis, pneumonitis, esophagitis at > age 1 mo
  Kaposi sarcoma
  Mycobacterium tuberculosis, extrapulmonary 
  Mycobacterium infection, other species, disseminated 
  Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia 
  Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy
  Salmonella septicemia, recurrent 
  Toxoplasmosis of the brain with onset > age 1 mo
  Wasting syndrome

Referensi : Current Diagnosis & Treatment Pediatrics 20th Edition (McGraw-Hill) 2010

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