Intrapartum zidovudine infusion alone failed to reduce both maternal HIV-1 viral load and HIV-1 infection in infant.

@article{Limpongsanurak2001IntrapartumZI,
  title={Intrapartum zidovudine infusion alone failed to reduce both maternal HIV-1 viral load and HIV-1 infection in infant.},
  author={Sompop Limpongsanurak and Pimolrat Thaithumyanon and Usa Thisyakorn and Kiat Ruxrungtham and Surasith Chaithongwongwatthana and P Kongsin and U Tarounotai and N Chantheptaewan and T Triratwerapong and Sasiwimol Ubolyam and Praphan Phanuphak},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={2001},
  volume={84 5},
  pages={611-6}
}
A pilot clinical trial to assess the efficacy of intrapartum zidovudine (ZDV) infusion alone in the reduction of maternal viral load and its potential role in preventing vertical transmission of HIV-1. Twenty six, asymptomatic antiretroviral naïve HIV-1 infected pregnant women who had no prior antenatal care and were in labor were enrolled. Each patient… CONTINUE READING