Mother to child transmission of the HIV

old concepts, new perspectives?

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  • Vicente Sperb

Abstract

I read very carefully the interesting article by Barcellos et al. on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) vertical transmission in the postnatal period through breastfeeding. The authors explained in a very elucidating and detailed way the cases of postnatal infection, as well as the clinical and epidemiological aspects. In this regard, we could look into a number of questions about HIV diagnosis, HIV pre and post-exposure prophylaxis, and antiretroviral adherence in women living with HIV(1). [...]

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Author Biography

Vicente Sperb

MD, MSc, PhD, Department of Prevention and Infection Control - Hospital Fêmina, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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2017-09-21

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Sperb V. Mother to child transmission of the HIV: old concepts, new perspectives?. DST [Internet]. 2017 Sep. 21 [cited 2024 Apr. 14];29(4):115-6. Available from: https://www.bjstd.org/revista/article/view/812

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