Persistent diarrhoea

This occurs with more frequency in HIV-infected children, and HIV-infected children with persistent diarrhoea are at higher risk of death compared with HIV-negative children with persistent diarrhoea. A child is said to have persistent diarrhoea if the diarrhoea lasts for 14 days or more.

Last modified: Saturday, 17 May 2014, 2:27 PM