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Specific Populations: Infants and Children

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years-United States, 2014 HTML

Source: MMWR: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recommended immunization schedules of currently licensed vaccines for children aged 0 through 6 years and 7 through 18 years.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6305a6.htm?s_cid=mm6305a6_w

Approved Antiretroviral Drugs for Pediatric Treatment of HIV Infection HTML

Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Series of tables listing the various Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs used to treat HIV in pediatric patients, organized by class, with links to information on each drug.

http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ByAudience/ForPatientAdvocates/HIVandAIDSActivities/ucm118951.htm

ARV Therapy in Pediatrics (Pocket Card -May 2013) PDF (1.3 MB)

Source: Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center

Pocket reference card for clinicians about antiretroviral (ARV) medications used in the treatment of HIV infection in children.

http://www.fcaetc.org/files/Pediatrics_WEB_5-20-13.pdf

Guidelines for Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection: Comprehensive Slide Set HTML

Source: AIDS Education & Training Centers National Resource Center

Slide set based on the Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection, including information about clinical monitoring, initiation of treatment, pediatric-specific drug information, and managing complications.

http://www.aids-ed.org/resource/guidelines-use-antiretroviral-agents-pediatric-hiv-infection-comprehensive-slide-set

HIV Among Youth in the U.S. HTML

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report with information and statistics on HIV infection among youth in the United States.

http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/HIVAmongYouth/

International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials (IMPAACT) Group HTML

Source: International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group

Official website of the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials (IMPAACT) Group, which is a cooperative group of institutions, investigators, and other collaborators organized for the purpose of evaluating potential therapies for HIV infection in the infant, pediatric, adolescent, and pregnant women populations.

http://impaactnetwork.org/index.htm

Pediatric Product Development HTML

Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Links to resources about pediatric drug development and research, including statistical information and federal laws.

http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DevelopmentApprovalProcess/DevelopmentResources/ucm049867.htm

Premastication of Food by Caregivers of HIV-Exposed Children --- Nine U.S. Sites, 2009--2010 HTML

Source: MMWR: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report containing information on the prevalence of premastication (i.e., chewing food or medicine before feeding it to a child) by caregivers of HIV-exposed children.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6009a2.htm?s_cid=mm6009a2_e

Racial/Ethnic Disparities Among Children with Diagnoses of Perinatal HIV Infection --- 34 States, 2004--2007 HTML

Source: MMWR: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report containing information on perinatal HIV infection rates in the United States, broken down by race/ethnicity.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5904a2.htm?s_cid=mm5904a2_e

Tips for Teens: The Truth About HIV/AIDS PDF (456 KB)

Source: U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Information about HIV/AIDS targeted to teenagers, including risk factors for and symptoms of HIV/AIDS.

http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content//PHD725/PHD725.pdf

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