Survival of Infants Born to HIV-Positive Mothers, by Feeding Modality, in Rakai, Uganda

@article{Kagaayi2008SurvivalOI,
  title={Survival of Infants Born to HIV-Positive Mothers, by Feeding Modality, in Rakai, Uganda},
  author={Joseph Kagaayi and Ronald Henry Gray and Heena Brahmbhatt and Godfrey G Kigozi and Fred Kakaire Nalugoda and Fred Wabwire-Mangen and David M Serwadda and Nelson Kaulukusi Sewankambo and Veronica Ddungu and Darix Ssebagala and Joseph Sekasanvu and Grace Kigozi and Fredrick. E. Makumbi and Noah Kiwanuka and Tom Lutalo and Steven J. Reynolds and Maria J Wawer},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={1837 - 40}
}
BACKGROUND Data comparing survival of formula-fed to breast-fed infants in programmatic settings are limited. We compared mortality and HIV-free of breast and formula-fed infants born to HIV-positive mothers in a program in rural, Rakai District Uganda. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS One hundred eighty two infants born to HIV-positive mothers were followed at one, six and twelve months postpartum. Mothers were given infant-feeding counseling and allowed to make informed choices as to whether… CONTINUE READING