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Human Immune Deficiency Virus positivity and Pregnancy – an evidence based review

Kushtagi, Pralhad and Adiga, Prashanth K (2006) Human Immune Deficiency Virus positivity and Pregnancy – an evidence based review. Asian Journal of Obst. & Gyn. Practice, 10 (4). pp. 37-44.

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Abstract

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, ‘the disease of the millennium’ has affected people of all age groups and of all socio economic strata in the society. This disease has had a major impact on the socioeconomic resources in the developing countries. In this chapter, the focus would be on (a) risk factors which facilitate the perinatal transmission of the virus from mother to the child (b) interventions needed to prevent the perinatal transmission of the virus (c) role of breast feeding in the resource poor setting.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: HIV infection, pregnancy, perinatal transmission, breast feeding, guidelines
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2012 05:11
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2012 05:11
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/3738

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