What is clinical category A in pediatric HIV infection?

Updated: Mar 05, 2020
  • Author: Delia M Rivera, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Category A includes children with 2 or more of the following conditions but none of the conditions listed in categories B and C:

Lymphadenopathy (≥0.5 cm at more than 2 sites; bilateral = one site)

  • Hepatomegaly

  • Splenomegaly

  • Dermatitis

  • Parotitis

  • Recurrent or persistent upper respiratory infection, sinusitis, or otitis media


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