Pregnancy and infection with human immunodeficiency virus.

  title={Pregnancy and infection with human immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={Linda Ahdieh},
  journal={Clinical obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={44 2},
  • Linda Ahdieh
  • Published 2001 in Clinical obstetrics and gynecology
During the past decade, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of women infected with HIV and the number of women with clinical AIDS. One of the most prominent features of HIV infection is that it is usually diagnosed during the peak reproductive years, and in 1998, HIV/AIDS was the fourth leading cause of death among women between the ages of 25 and 44 years. For this reason, there has been long-standing concern regarding the obstetric implications of HIV infection: both the impact… CONTINUE READING
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