Steven F J Callens
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Pulmonary Sporothrix schenckii infection in a HIV positive childSteven F J Callens
Pediatric Hospital Kalembe Lembe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
J Trop Pediatr 52:144-6. 2006..schenckii in Sub-Saharan Africa is not well known. We report a case of invasive pulmonary sporotrichosis in an eleven year old HIV-infected boy in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, successfully treated with oral fluconazole...
- Pulmonary cystic disease in HIV positive individuals in the Democratic Republic of Congo: three case reportsSteven Fj Callens
School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
J Med Case Reports 1:101. 2007..In this report, we describe three HIV-infected individuals (one woman and two children) presenting with extensive pulmonary cystic disease...
- Computed CD4 percentage as a low-cost method for determining pediatric antiretroviral treatment eligibilitySteven F J Callens
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
BMC Infect Dis 8:31. 2008..The performance of the WHO recommendations for pediatric antiretroviral treatment (ART) in resource poor settings is insufficiently documented in routine care...
- A visual dosing aid for first-line pediatric antiretroviral treatment in resource-poor settingsSteven F J Callens
School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
J Trop Pediatr 55:135-7. 2009..Results did not differ between sites. The VDA enables accurate dosing of pediatric ART in distinct populations and could facilitate roll-out of pediatric ART in resource-poor settings...
- Mortality and associated factors after initiation of pediatric antiretroviral treatment in the Democratic Republic of the CongoSteven F J Callens
School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:35-40. 2009..We aimed to describe factors associated with mortality among children receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART) at a pediatric hospital in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo...
- Pediatric HIV infection: the state of antiretroviral therapyMehri S McKellar
AIDS Healthcare Foundation, 1300 N Vermont Avenue, Suite 407, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 6:167-80. 2008..Treatment-experienced patients, who should be cared for by pediatric HIV specialists, are not addressed here specifically. Adolescents, infected either perinatally or sexually, with their own unique issues, deserve a separate review...
- HIV care and treatment for children in resource-limited settingsSteven F J Callens
University Hospital, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 6:181-90. 2008..Evidenced-based comprehensive care models should allow for decentralizing care up to the level of the community, allowing larger numbers of children to receive HIV care...