Increased Risk of HIV Acquisition Among Women Throughout Pregnancy and During the Postpartum Period: A Prospective Per-Coital-Act Analysis Among Women With HIV-Infected Partners

August 13, 2018 at 6:16 pm

The Journal of Infectious Diseases July 1, 2018 V.218 N.1 P.16-25

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Kerry A Thomson; James Hughes; Jared M Baeten; Grace John-Stewart; Connie Celum

The risk of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) acquisition by women per condomless sex act was 3-fold and 4-fold higher during late pregnancy and the postpartum period, respectively, relative to the nonpregnant period. Enhanced HIV-1 prevention and testing strategies are needed during pregnancy and the postpartum period.

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https://academic.oup.com/jid/article/218/1/16/4915924

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Entry filed under: HIV/SIDA, HIV/SIDA Mujeres.

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