Piyaporn Lerdsrimongkol

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The frequency and the cellular basis for HIV-1 transmission from mother to child in the early gestational period are poorly understood. We compared the placentas of 24 women seropositive for HIV-1 subtype E and who had not received any antiretroviral drugs, to placentas of 25 seronegative women. All placentas were obtained during therapeutic abortion at(More)
Antiretroviral treatment with zidovudine (ZDV) from the 14th week until the end of pregnancy has markedly reduced the vertical transmission rate of HIV-1 in Europe and North America. A shorter duration of treatment has reduced this rate in Africa and Southeast Asia to a lesser degree. In Southeast Asia, subtype E is the major subtype rather than subtype B(More)
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