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HIV therapy in pregnancy-data support WHO recommendations
Date:8/20/2007

HIV therapy in pregnancy-data support WHO recommendations

In an observational cohort study from Cte d'Ivoire, Fran ois Dabis and colleagues report on prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission among women receiving antiretroviral therapy according to World Health Organization recommendations.

Citation: Tonwe-Gold B, Ekouevi DK, Viho I, Amani-Bosse C, Toure S, et al. (2007) Antiretroviral treatment and prevention of peripartum and postnatal HIV transmission in West Africa: Evaluation of a two-tiered approach. PLoS Med 4(8): e257.

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CONTACT:
Franois Dabis
INSERM Unit 593
Insitut de Sant Publique Epid miologie et Dveloppement (ISPED)
Universit Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2
146 rue Lo Saignat
Bordeaux, 33076
France
+33 557571436
+33 557574528 (fax)
francois.dabis@isped.u-bordeaux2.fr


Defining childhood severe falciparum malaria for intervention studies

The accepted definition of severe malaria is appropriate for clinical purposes, but Philip Bejon and colleagues show its specificity in clinical trials may be improved by a parasite density threshold and by excluding children with certain conditions. The article is discussed in a related perspective.

Citation: Bejon P, Berkley JA, Mwangi T, Ogada E, Mwangi I, et al. (2007) Defining childhood severefalciparum malaria for interventionstudies. PLoS Med 4(8): e251.

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CONTACT:
Philip Bejon
University of Oxford
Nuffield Department of Medicine
John Radcliffe Hospital
Roosevelt Drive
Oxford, OX2 7BN
United Kingdom
+44 191 284 1186
pbejon@well.ox.ac.uk


Related PLoS Medicine Perspective article:

Citation: Anstey NM, Price RN (2007) Improving case definitions for severe malaria. PLoS Med 4(8): e267.

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PRESS-ONLY PREVIEW OF THE ARTICLE: http://www.plos.org/press/plme-04-07-anstey.pdf

CONTACT:
Nicholas Anstey
Menzies School of Health Research
Division of Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases
PO Box 41096
Casuarina, Northern Territory 0811
Australia
+61 8 8922 8932
+61 8 8922 7876 (fax)
anstey@menzies.edu.au


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