HIV exposure and related newborn morbidity and mortality in the University Teaching Hospital of Yaoundé, Cameroon

@inproceedings{Monebenimp2011HIVEA,
  title={HIV exposure and related newborn morbidity and mortality in the University Teaching Hospital of Yaound{\'e}, Cameroon},
  author={Francisca Monebenimp and Dorothee Ella Nga-Essono and Anne-Cecile Zoung-Kany Bissek and David Chelo and Ekoe Tetanye},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2011}
}
INTRODUCTION Few studies have established the role of maternal HIV infection on neonatal disease and death. In order to determine whether neonatal morbidity and mortality were associated to maternal HIV infection, a case-control study was conducted in the neonatal unit of the University Teaching Hospital of Yaoundé from July 2006 to December 2007. METHODS Babies born from HIV positive mothers were recruited as cases. For each case, two babies born from HIV negative mothers were selected as… CONTINUE READING

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