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Correlates of mother-to-child human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) transmission: association with maternal plasma HIV-1 RNA load, genital HIV-1 DNA shedding, and breast infections
To determine the effects of plasma, genital, and breast milk human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and breast infections on perinatal HIV-1 transmission, a nested case-control study was conducted within a randomized ...
Partner notification by HIV-1 seropositive pregnant women: association with infant feeding decisions
Each year, an estimated 600 000 perinatal HIV-1 infections occur despite the availability of interventions to decrease mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 . In order to implement perinatal HIV-1 interventions it is ...
Comparison of techniques for HIV-1 RNA detection and quantitation in cervicovaginal secretions.
(University of Nairobi., 2001-02)
PRINCIPLES: HIV-1 in female genital secretions has been measured using swabs, Sno Strips (Akorn, Inc., Buffalo Grove, IL), and cervicovaginal lavage (CVL), but little is known regarding the comparability of these collection ...
Timing of breast milk HIV-1 transmission: a meta-analysis
: To define the frequency and timing of breast milk transmission of HIV-1. DESIGN: Meta-analysis of data abstracted from published literature. SUBJECTS: Participants in prospective cohort studies of MTCT ...
Effect of breastfeeding on mortality among HIV-1 infected women: a randomised trial.
We have completed a randomised clinical trial of breastfeeding and formula feeding to identify the frequency of breastmilk transmission of HIV-1 to infants. However, we also analysed data from this trial to examine the ...
CCR5 Promoter Polymorphisms in a Kenyan Perinatal Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Cohort: Association with Increased 2-Year Maternal Mortality
The CCR5 chemokine receptor acts as a coreceptor with CD4 to permit infection by primary macrophage-tropic human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) strains. The CCR5Δ32 mutation, which is associated with resistance to ...
Experiences With Counseling Hiv Positive Mothers About Infant Feeding In The Kenya Prevention Of M
(University of Nairobi, 2001)