Maternal Valacyclovir and Infant Cytomegalovirus Acquisition: A Randomized Controlled Trial among HIV-Infected Women.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

PloS one, Volume 9, Issue 2, p.e87855 (2014)

Keywords:

2014, Clinical Research Division, February 2014, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

Abstract:

Studies in HIV-1-infected infants and HIV-1-exposed, uninfected infants link early cytomegalovirus (CMV) acquisition with growth delay and cognitive impairment. We investigated maternal valacyclovir to delay infant acquisition of CMV.