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TRANSMISSION, civ. law. The right which heirs or legatees may have of passing to their successors, the inheritance or legacy to which they were entitled, if they happen to die without having exercised their rights. Domat, liv. 3, t. 1, s. 10; 4 Toull. n. 186; Dig. 50, 17, 54; Code, 6, 51.

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Perinatal transmission of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.
The effect of protease inhibitors on perinatal transmission has not been documented, although increasingly U.
We could reduce perinatal transmission even further with two actions: embracing the Institute of Medicine's simple and practical "opt-out" approach to HIV testing, and using rapid screening tests more frequently.
26) Interviews with HIV-positive women recruited through two London clinics and NGOs found that access to antiretroviral treatment seemed to have increased the likelihood of pregnancy among some women, though others decided not to have more children because of continuing fears regarding perinatal transmission and their own reduced life expectancy.
In 1994, the year after the panel's report, the debate over prenatal testing was complicated by news that perinatal transmission of HIV can be reduced from about 25 percent to about 8 percent b administering zidovudine to HIV-infected women.
Studies indicate that breastfeeding is not a risk factor for perinatal transmission.
Perinatal transmission (transmission from an infected mother to her fetus/newborn) was not preventable.
Among the many difficult and contentious issues addressed by participants, the one that spurred the most controversy was the National Institutes of Health-sponsored trial 076, which revealed in its preliminary findings that Zidovudine therapy administered to a pregnant woman and to her infant following birth reduced perinatal transmission of HIV disease by two-thirds.
In contrast to the seven major markets, where most patients acquire HBV sexually, perinatal transmission is the dominant HBV transmission route, which impacts on HBV disease progression and effectiveness of drug therapy.
These associations were further evaluated in models comparing the relative risk for perinatal transmission between the three groups with placental malaria at various levels of maternal viral load.
Other studies to be reported include data from a pilot perinatal transmission study and data on the resistance profile of the drug.
The MIRIAD Project is expected to offer voluntary rapid HIV testing annually to between 6,000 and 8,000 pregnant women with unknown HIV status late in pregnancy, and offer antiretroviral therapy to the woman, if indicated, to prevent perinatal transmission of HIV to the fetus.