Earlier initiation of ART and further decline in mother-to-child HIV transmission rates, 2000-2011.

@article{Townsend2014EarlierIO,
  title={Earlier initiation of ART and further decline in mother-to-child HIV transmission rates, 2000-2011.},
  author={Claire L. Townsend and Laura Byrne and Mario Cortina-Borja and Claire Thorne and Annemiek de Ruiter and Hermione Lyall and Graham P Taylor and Catherine S. Peckham and Pat A. Tookey},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 7},
  pages={1049-57}
}
OBJECTIVES To analyze mother-to-child HIV transmission (MTCT) rates over time in light of changes in management, demographic, and pregnancy characteristics. DESIGN Population-based surveillance data on diagnosed HIV-positive women and their infants are routinely collected in the UK and Ireland. METHODS A total of 12486 singleton pregnancies delivered in 2000-2011 were analyzed. HIV infection status was available for 11515 infants (92.2%). RESULTS The rate of MTCT declined from 2.1% (17… CONTINUE READING
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