Morbidity and mortality among a cohort of human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected and uninfected pregnant women and their infants from Malawi, Zambia, and Tanzania.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


The Pediatric infectious disease journal, Volume 27, Issue 9, p.808-14 (2008)


2008, Adult, Anti-Bacterial Agents, CD4 Lymphocyte Count, Female, HIV Infections, HIV-1, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical, Longitudinal Studies, Malawi, Multivariate Analysis, PREGNANCY, Pregnancy Complications, Infectious, Pregnant Women, Proportional Hazards Models, Risk Factors, Survival Analysis, Tanzania, Time Factors, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, Viral Load, Zambia


Morbidity and mortality patterns among pregnant women and their infants (before antiretroviral therapy was widely available) determines HIV-1 diagnostic, monitoring, and care interventions.