Management of HIV infection during pregnancy: new options, new questions.


ACTG 076 demonstrated that the frequency of perinatal HIV transmission can be reduced by administering AZT to HIV-infected pregnant women and their newborns. The rate of vertical transmission in ACTG 076 was approximately eight percent, or one-third of the rate among infants of untreated mothers. This information has affected the clinical management of HIV… (More)


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