Children who have no signs or symptoms considered to be the result of HIV infection or who have only one of the conditions listed in category A CATEGORY A: MILDLY SYMPTOMATIC
Children with two or more of the conditions listed but none of the conditions listed in categories B and C: Lymphadenopathy (
0.5 cm at more than two sites; bilateral equals one site)
Children who have symptomatic conditions other than those listed in category A or C that are attributed to HIV infection.
Examples of conditions in clinical category B include but are not limited to the following:
Anemia (<8 g/dl), neutropenia (<1000 cells/mm3 ), or thrombocytopenia (<100,000/mm3 ) persisting 30 d
Bacterial meningitis, pneumonia, or sepsis
Diarrhea, recurrent or chronic
Herpes zoster (at least two distinct episodes or more than one dermatome) Leiomyosarcoma
Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia (LIP)
Persistent fever (lasting >1 month) Toxoplasmosis, onset before 1 month of age Varicella
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