Risk factors for perinatal transmission of HIV among women attending prevention of mother-to-child transmission clinics in Northwest Nigeria.

@article{Sowale2019RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for perinatal transmission of HIV among women attending prevention of mother-to-child transmission clinics in Northwest Nigeria.},
  author={Oluwakemi Yetunde Sowale and Babayemi Oluwaseun Olakunde and Chinedu Innocent Obi and Ademola Joshua Itiola and Oluwayemisi Erhunmwunse and Sandra Carr Melvin},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2019},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          326-332
        }
}
Despite the effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), some HIV-infected women in PMTCT care are at risk of transmitting HIV to their babies. Using a 1:1 unmatched case-control study design, we assessed the risk factors for perinatal transmission among women who received ART for PMTCT in Sokoto State, Nigeria. Data were abstracted from medical records of cases (94 HIV-infected babies) and controls (94 HIV-uninfected babies… CONTINUE READING
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