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HEALTH SYSTEMS: COMMUNICABLE DISEASES - SURVEILLANCE AND PREVENTION

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44–7
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e-Published: 15 Jun, 2018

HIV

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41–3
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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2015

Outcome of HIV-infected Pregnant Women and Their Offspring in Barbados: A Five-year Study

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10.7727/wimj.2015.109
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49–53
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One hundred and forty-three HIV-infected pregnant women treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy for prevention of mother-to-child transmission during a five-year period and their offspring were studied retrospectively. Two mothers died during the period of study and no infant was infected. The study revealed a good outcome and compliance for follow-up.
 

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Objective: To describe the outcome of HIV-infected pregnant women and their offspring during a five-year period.

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18 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 28 Apr, 2015

Opening Session

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16–8
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e-Published: 03 Jun, 2014

A Descriptive Study of HIV-infected Long-term Surviving Children in Barbados: A Preliminary Report

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167–170
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This is a descriptive study of children surviving to eight years-of-age from a cohort of 44 HIV-infected children not on treatment. Seventeen (38.6%) survived to the age of eight years and are categorized as long-term survivors. Of the 16 children alive, 37.5% had mild symptoms with no immunodeficiency and are categorized as long-term non-progressors.

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Objectives: To describe the clinical and immunologic characteristics of human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1)-infected children surviving to more than eight-years of age (long-survivors) before the introduction of antiretroviral therapy.

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013
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