Characteristics associated with HIV-1 infection in pregnant women in Brazzaville, Congo.

@article{Lallemant1992CharacteristicsAW,
  title={Characteristics associated with HIV-1 infection in pregnant women in Brazzaville, Congo.},
  author={Marc J Lallemant and S Lallemant-Le Coeur and D Cheynier and S Nzingoula and Gonzague Jourdain and Martine Sinet and M C Dazza and Bernard Larouz{\'e}},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={1992},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={279-85}
}
Maternal human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in sub-Saharan Africa is a major public health concern because of the high prevalence among women of childbearing age and the poor prognosis for perinatally infected children. Characteristics associated with HIV seroprevalence were studied in a population of 1,833 pregnant women seen in two large mother-child clinics in Brazzaville, Congo. The prevalence of HIV infection was 3.9% (95% confidence interval, 3.0-4.9%) and differed… CONTINUE READING