Prevention of vertical transmission of HIV-1 in resource-limited settings

  title={Prevention of vertical transmission of HIV-1 in resource-limited settings},
  author={Anna Coutsoudis and Leith Kwaan and Mairi Thomson},
  journal={Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy},
  pages={1163 - 1175}
One of the most exciting areas of HIV research is that of prevention of vertical transmission from mother to child, since it accounts for 90% of childhood HIV infections, and therefore prevention in this context has an enormous potential impact on the spread of HIV among children. Focused research has yielded highly successful strategies for reducing infant infection rates, particularly in the developed world, and much work is underway to implement appropriate strategies in resource-limited… 
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