Advances and failures in preventing perinatal human immunodeficiency virus infection.

@article{Buchanan2009AdvancesAF,
  title={Advances and failures in preventing perinatal human immunodeficiency virus infection.},
  author={Ann M. Buchanan and Coleen K. Cunningham},
  journal={Clinical microbiology reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={493-507}
}
An estimated 2.5 million children are currently living with HIV, the vast majority as a result of mother-to-child transmission. Prevention of perinatal HIV infection has been immensely successful in developed countries. A comprehensive package of services, including maternal and infant antiretroviral therapy, elective cesarean section, and avoidance of… CONTINUE READING