Exposure to HIV-1 during delivery and mother-to-child transmission

P Gaillard 1, C Verhofstede, F Mwanyumba, P Claeys, V Chohan, K Mandaliya, J Bwayo, J Plum, M Temmerman Affiliation 1International Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Ghent, Belgium. PMID: 11089622 DOI: 10.1097/00002030-200010200-00015 Abstract Background: The correlation between the presence of HIV-1 in maternal cervicovaginal secretions and in the infant’s oro-pharyngal secretions at birth, and mother-to-child HIV transmission (MTCT) were examined to obtain a better understanding of […]