Impact of maternal HAART on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: results of an 18-month follow-up study in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

@article{Kouanda2010ImpactOM,
  title={Impact of maternal HAART on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: results of an 18-month follow-up study in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.},
  author={Seni Kouanda and Halima Tougri and Mireille Cisse and Jacques Simpore and Virginio Pietra and Boukar{\'e} Doulougou and Gautier Henri Ou{\'e}draogo and Charlemagne Marie Ou{\'e}draogo and Robert T Soudr{\'e} and Blaise Sondo},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={843-50}
}
Mother-to-child transmission remains the main cause of global pediatric HIV infections, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Many interventions based on single-dose antiretroviral therapy have been implemented to reduce the mother-to-child transmission of HIV. In resource-limited settings, highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has only been recommended for HIV-infected pregnant women requiring treatment for their own health. Here, we assessed the efficacy over 18 months of maternal HAART… CONTINUE READING

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