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Table 5 Comparison of post-operative complications in HIV infected, HIV unexposed and HIV exposed uninfected children

From: Outcome of HIV-exposed uninfected children undergoing surgery

  HIV Status
Total Complications (71) HIVi (37) HIVn (18) HIVe (16)
Systemic Post-operative infection 31/71(44%) 11/37 (30%) 8/18 (44%) 12/16(75%)
   Pneumonia 5/11(45.5%) 2/8(25%) 3/12(25%)
   Bacteraemia 5/11(45.5%) 2/8(25%) 6/12(50%)
   Central Line sepsis 1/11(9%) 2/8(25%) 2/12(16.7%)
   Urinary tract 0 1/8 (12.5%) 0
   Cholangitis 0 1/8 (12.5%) 0
   Intra-abdominal 0 0 1/12 (8.3%)
Surgical site complication 34/71(48%) 24/37(65%) 6/18(33%) 4/16 (25%)
   Wound Infection 8/24(33%) 3/6(50%) 2/4(50%)
   Wound break down 7/24(29%) 0 0
   Stoma complication 5/24(21%) 1/6(17%) 1/4(25%)
   Recurrence 4/24(17%) 0 0
   Anastomotic obstruction/stenosis 0 2/6(33%) 1/4(25%)
Miscellaneous 6/71 (8%) 2/37(5%) 4/18(22%) 0