Extended antiretroviral prophylaxis to reduce breast-milk HIV-1 transmission.


BACKGROUND Effective strategies are urgently needed to reduce mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) through breast-feeding in resource-limited settings. METHODS Women with HIV-1 infection who were breast-feeding infants were enrolled in a randomized, phase 3 trial in Blantyre, Malawi. At birth, the infants were… (More)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa0801941


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