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Respiratory Index of Severity in Children (RISC) for a Young HIV-Negative Child with Respiratory Infections in South Africa

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Reed et al developed the respiratory indices of severity in children (RISC) with a respiratory infection in South Africa. One RISC is for HIV-negative children and one for HIV-infected children. The aiuthors are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), University of Witwatersrand, Emory University and the University of Washington in Seattle.

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