Risk factors for late postnatal transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in sub-Saharan Africa.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

The Pediatric infectious disease journal, Volume 27, Issue 3, p.251-6 (2008)

Keywords:

2008, Adolescent, Adult, Africa South of the Sahara, Antibodies, Viral, Breast Feeding, CD4 Lymphocyte Count, Center-Authored Paper, Female, HIV Infections, HIV-1, Humans, Infant, Newborn, Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical, Mothers, Risk Factors, RNA, Viral, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Institute, Viral Load

Abstract:

We conducted secondary data analyses of a clinical trial (HIVNET 024) to assess risk factors for late postnatal transmission (LPT) of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) through breast-feeding.