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Genital shedding of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 DNA during pregnancy: association with immunosuppression, abnormal cervical or vaginal discharge, and severe vitamin A deficiency
The presence of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) in genital secretions may be a determinant of vertical HIV-1 transmission. Cervical and vaginal secretions from HIV-1–seropositive pregnant women were evaluated ...
Preventing postnatal transmission of HIV-1 through breast-feeding: modifying infant feeding practices
(University of Nairobi., 2004-02)
Approaches to reducing or preventing the risk of postnatal transmission through breast-feeding include the avoidance of all breast-feeding and the use of exclusive replacement feeds or exclusive breast-feeding for a limited ...
Cofactors for HIV-1 Incidence during Pregnancy and Postpartum Period
Objectives To estimate HIV-1 incidence and cofactors for HIV-1 incidence during pregnancy and postpartum. Design Retrospective study among women who were HIV seronegative during pregnancy. Methods Mothers ...