Evaluating programs to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in two large Bangkok hospitals, 1999-2001.

@article{Teeraratkul2005EvaluatingPT,
  title={Evaluating programs to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in two large Bangkok hospitals, 1999-2001.},
  author={Achara Teeraratkul and Robert J Simonds and Suvanna Asavapiriyanont and Amphan Chalermchokcharoenkit and Nirun Vanprapa and Tawee Chotpitayasunondh and Philip A. Mock and Natapakwa Skunodum and Kanchana Neeyapun and Bongkoch Jetsawang and Mary E Culnane and Jordan W. Tappero},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2005},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={208-12}
}
The 2 largest maternity hospitals in Bangkok implemented comprehensive programs to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission in 1998. We conducted a cross-sectional survey of post-partum HIV-infected women in 1999 through 2001 to evaluate these programs. Women were given structured interviews at 0 to 3 days, 1 month, and 2 months postpartum. Medical records of women and their newborns were reviewed. Of 488 enrolled women, 443 (91%) had antenatal care: 391 (88%) at study hospitals and 52 (12… CONTINUE READING