Published in AIDS Weekly, January 10th, 2011
"We examined the relationship between postpartum alpha(1)-acid glycoprotein (AGP) concentrations and HIV-related maternal mortality, mother-to-child transmission, and HIV-free survival among 643 Zimbabwean women. Elevated AGP was significantly associated with a 5.74-fold (p = 0.001) increased risk of maternal death, a 2.39-fold (p = 0.033) increased risk of postnatal transmission, and a marginally significant 1.85-fold (p = 0.087) increased risk of infant infection...
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