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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 275029, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/275029
Clinical Study

Effectiveness of the First Dose of BCG against Tuberculosis among HIV-Infected, Predominantly Immunodeficient Children

1Departamento de Pediatria, Universidade Agostinho Neto, Avenida Amilcar Cabral, s/n, Maianga, Luanda, Angola
2Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
3Departamento de Medicina Tropical, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Avenida Professor Moraes Rêgo, s/n, Bloco A do Hospital das Clínicas, Cidade Universitária, 50670-420 Recife, PE, Brazil
4Pós-Graduação em Medicina Tropical, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Avenida Professor Moraes Rêgo, s/n, Bloco A do Hospital das Clínicas, Cidade Universitária, 50670-420 Recife, PE, Brazil
5Departamento de Saúde Coletiva, CPqAM, FIOCRUZ, Avenida Professor Moraes Rêgo, s/n, Campus da UFPE, Cidade Universitária, 50670-420 Recife, PE, Brazil
6Programa de Mestrado e Doutorado em Ciências da Saúde, UPE, Rua Arnóbio Marques, No. 310, Santo Amaro, 50100-130 Recife, PE, Brazil

Received 25 February 2015; Accepted 19 May 2015

Academic Editor: Pere Domingo

Copyright © 2015 Joaquim C. V. D. Van-Dunem et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

The supplementary material includes the diagnostic criteria for HIV infection in Angola and the techniques used in the study for the CD4 + T cells count, tuberculin test and Acid-Fast Bacilli (AFB) smear and culture.

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