Viral suppression key to preventing mother-to-child transmission, but food insecurity, TB and STIs may also be risk factors

By | November 21, 2018

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Reducing maternal viral load during pregnancy is the most important factor in preventing mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV, results of a large study published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal confirm. Other risk factors for MTCT included insufficient food, a recent sexually transmitted infection (STI) and a history of diseases associated with immune
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