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A Case Series of 104 Women Infected with HIV‐1 via Blood Transfusion Postnatally: High Rate of HIV‐1 Transmission to Infants through Breast‐Feeding

A Case Series of 104 Women Infected with HIV‐1 via Blood Transfusion Postnatally: High Rate of HIV‐1 Transmission to Infants through Breast‐Feeding,10

A Case Series of 104 Women Infected with HIV‐1 via Blood Transfusion Postnatally: High Rate of HIV‐1 Transmission to Infants through Breast‐Feeding   (Citations: 3)
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Journal: Journal of Infectious Diseases - J INFEC DIS , vol. 200, no. 5, pp. 682-686, 2009
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    • ...Acute HIV infection in pregnant women and post-partum women is associated with vertical transmission in-utero, during delivery or through breast feeding [7,8]...
    • ...The mothers may possibly have been in the acute phase of infection around the time of delivery and yet they did not receive nevirapine for PMTCT and were therefore at risk of transmitting the virus to their babies antepartum, intrapartum or during breastfeeding [7,20]...

    Marshall W Munjomaet al. The incidence of HIV among women recruited during late pregnancy and f...

    • ...Five of these cases were part of a cohort in Rwanda studied by Van de Perre and colleagues. This group documented that four of the five transmissions had occurred within three months of maternal seroconversion and concluded that breastfeeding associated transmission of HIV is greatly facilitated by the peak viraemia associated with primary HIV infection. More recently in a retrospective case series from China, 38 (35.8%) of 106 women who acquired HIV infection through a postnatal blood transfusion infected their infants via breast feeding....

    Jean H Humphreyet al. Mother to child transmission of HIV among Zimbabwean women who serocon...

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