Increased risk of HIV-1 transmission in pregnancy: a prospective study among African HIV-1-serodiscordant couples.

  • Mugo N
  • Heffron R
  • Donnell D
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Abstract

Physiologic and behavioral changes during pregnancy may alter HIV-1 susceptibility and infectiousness. Prospective studies exploring pregnancy and HIV-1 acquisition risk in women have found inconsistent results. No study has explored the effect of pregnancy on HIV-1 transmission risk from HIV-1-infected women to male partners.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Adult
  • Africa South of the Sahara
  • Africa South of the Sahara: epidemiology
  • Antibodies
  • Attitudes
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Female
  • HIV Seropositivity
  • HIV Seropositivity: epidemiology
  • HIV Seropositivity: immunology
  • HIV Seropositivity: transmission
  • HIV-1
  • HIV-1: immunology
  • Health Knowledge
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Infectious
  • Infectious: epidemiology
  • Infectious: immunology
  • Infectious: virology
  • Male
  • Odds Ratio
  • Practice
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Prospective Studies
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Sexual Partners
  • Viral
  • Viral: blood

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Authors

  • NR Mugo

  • R Heffron

  • D Donnell

  • A Wald

  • EO Were

  • H Rees

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