Premastication of food by caregivers of HIV-exposed children--nine U.S. sites, 2009-2010.

  • Published 2011 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report

Abstract

Premastication (i.e., chewing foods or medicines before feeding to a child) was reported recently as a route of human immunodeficiency (HIV) transmission through blood in saliva and has been associated with transmission of other pathogens. Approximately 14% of caregivers in the United States report premastication; however, the frequency of this behavior… (More)

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@article{2011PremasticationOF, title={Premastication of food by caregivers of HIV-exposed children--nine U.S. sites, 2009-2010.}, author={}, journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report}, year={2011}, volume={60 9}, pages={273-5} }