The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 85, Issue 2, pp 149–154 | Cite as

Multiple Opportunistic Infections in an 8-month-old Infant: Is it Seronegative HIV Infection?

  • Uma Nahar Saikia
  • Aman Gupta
  • Abin Koshy
  • Saniya Gupta


We describe an 8-mo-old boy who presented with acute respiratory failure following a prolonged febrile respiratory illness with features suggesting immunodeficiency.


HIV infection Severe immunosuppression Cytomegalovirus Pneumocystis jiroveci Opportunistic infections 



UNS prepared the pathology protocol for the manuscript and provided histopathology images; AG reviewed the literature on the subject, prepared the manuscript and was involved in patient care; AK prepared the pathology protocol for the manuscript; SG reviewed the literature on the subject. Dr. Surjit Singh, Prof and Head, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh, will act as guarantor for this paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Uma Nahar Saikia
    • 1
  • Aman Gupta
    • 2
  • Abin Koshy
    • 1
  • Saniya Gupta
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of HistopathologyPostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Allergy Immunology Unit, Advanced Pediatrics CentrePostgraduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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