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Triple antiretroviral compared with zidovudine and single-dose nevirapine prophylaxis during pregnancy and breastfeeding for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 (Kesho Bora study): a randomised controlled trial

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Summary

Breastfeeding is essential for child health and development in low-resource settings but carries a significant risk of transmission of HIV-1, especially in late stages of maternal disease. The authors examine the efficacy and safety of triple antiretroviral compared with zidovudine and single-dose nevirapine prophylaxis in pregnant women infected with HIV.

Publisher: Elsevier
Language: English
Format: Web Page
Region: Global
Audiences: Doctors/Physicians, Policymakers, Program Managers, Researchers
Topic Area: Infant Feeding
Resource Type: Journal Articles