Published in AIDS Weekly, October 23rd, 2006
According to a recent report published in the journal Lancet, "Mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV-1 is the major mode of pediatric infection. The rapidly increasing incidence of MTCT worldwide has resulted in an urgent need for preventive strategies."
"Antiretroviral regimens can prevent intrapartum HIV transmission; however, these regimens do not prevent HIV transmission through breastfeeding. Furthermore,...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of AIDS Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.