Published in AIDS Weekly, June 12th, 2006
According to recent research published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, "This study analyzed mother-to-child HIV transmission rates by sex and exposure time for babies born to HIV-infected, untreated African women.
"Data were analyzed from 2 independent studies done in Malawi during the 1990s. Infections were established by polymerase chain reaction oil blood samples. Odds ratios (ORs) for transmission were examined by period at risk: in utero (infected in umbilical cord blood), perinatal (infected in 1st postnatal blood: 4 weeks), and postnatal...
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