A national review of vertical HIV transmission.

@article{Forbes2012ANR,
  title={A national review of vertical HIV transmission.},
  author={John C. Forbes and Ariane Alimenti and Joel Singer and Jason C Brophy and Ari S Bitnun and Lindy M Samson and Deborah M Money and Terry Chaulk Lee and Normand D Lapointe and Stanley E. Read},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={
          757-63
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Prevention of vertical HIV transmission has evolved significantly in Canada over the last two decades. The aim of this analysis is to describe the surveillance programme used, rate of vertical HIV transmission and changing epidemiology of HIV-affected pregnancies in Canada. DESIGN National perinatal HIV surveillance programme. METHODS From 1990, annual retrospective data was collected on demographic and clinical characteristics of HIV-infected mothers and their infants referred… CONTINUE READING
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