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Dynamics and impact of perinatal transmission
of hepatitis B virus in North India.
of HBV from mother to infant occurs during the course of pregnancy or at the time of delivery.
Audit of Perinatal Transmission
of HIV in England 2002-2005 (slide show summary).
Notwithstanding that prevention efforts have had major success, the continued incidence of perinatally acquired AIDS among infants documents ongoing perinatal transmission
and underscores the need for strategies to ensure that women receive HIV counseling and voluntary testing during prenatal care.
Those six (6) positive patients received intraparturn management according to the established guidelines to prevent perinatal transmission
Unlike other forms of hepatitis, hepatitis A does not cause a chronic carrier state, and perinatal transmission
is extremely unlikely.
However, a high-level consultation sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Population Fund in 2004 went considerably further, concluding that investing solely in narrowly defined PMTCT programs will not succeed in dramatically reducing the incidence of perinatal transmission
22) This suggests that worldwide scaling-up of access to antiretroviral treatment to women and men living with HIV whose condition warrants it may by itself be effective in reducing perinatal transmission
as well as providing a therapeutic approach for the mother herself and is indeed strongly recommended in spite of the many challenges for implementation.
Of the 98 new cases, 30 are attributed to homosexual or bisexual contact, 23 to heterosexual contact, 16 to drug injection and two to perinatal transmission
HIV transmission from mother to child during pregnancy, labor, delivery, or breastfeeding is called perinatal transmission