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Pregnancy in HIV-infected teenagers in London.

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OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to describe pregnancies in HIV-infected teenagers. METHODS: A review of the case notes of HIV-infected pregnant teenagers aged 13-19 years from 12 London hospitals was carried out for the period 2000-2007. RESULTS: There were 67 pregnancies in 58 young women, of whom one was known to have acquired HIV vertically. The overall mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) rate of HIV was 1.5% (one of 66). There were 66 live births. Median ages at HIV diagnosis and con...

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Elgalib, A More by this author
Samarawickrama, A More by this author
Roedling, S More by this author
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Journal:
HIV medicine
Volume:
12
Issue:
2
Pages:
118-123
Publication date:
2011-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-1293
ISSN:
1464-2662
URN:
uuid:7c7e46b2-df23-460d-9796-ec3c131c9a32
Source identifiers:
192312
Local pid:
pubs:192312

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