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Malaria and HIV: The Impact on Pregnant Women and Infants

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English: Web Page


This report focuses on the impact of malarial and HIV coinfection during pregnancy and infancy and the special considerations related to simultaneous use of antiretroviral treatment (ART) and antimalarial therapy. In addition to background information on malaria infection, prevention, and symptoms, a discussion of the administration of malaria treatment and prophylaxis with cotrimoxazole prophylaxis in HIV-infected women and children is included.

Publisher: UCSF Center for HIV Information
Language: English
Format: Web Page
Region: Global
Audiences: Doctors/Physicians, Laboratory Workers, Nurses, Other Healthcare Workers, Pharmacists, Physician's Assistants/Nurse Practitioners
Literacy level: Medium
Topic Areas: Antiretroviral Treatment & Complications, Complications of HIV in Children, Opportunistic Infections & Associated Conditions, Pediatric Antiretroviral Treatment, Primary Care of HIV Infected & Exposed Children, Primary Care of HIV-Infected Women
Resource Type: Overviews