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Study uncovers placental microtransfusions lead to transmission of AIDS virus during childbirth

Transmission of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, from pregnant women to their infants sometime during childbirth is a huge international problem, studies have shown. Between 25 percent and 35 percent of babies born to untreated HIV-infected mothers become infected themselves. That's a half millio...
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PLoS Medicine: Placental Microtransfusions Associated with Increased ...

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How is HIV transmitted from mother to child?

How is HIV transmitted from mother to child?. How is HIV transmitted from ... Placental microtransfusions cause exchanges of small amounts of blood between ...

How is HIV transmitted from mother to child?

Without intervention, between 25% and 35% of the children born to HIV ... Placental microtransfusions cause exchanges of small amounts of blood between ...

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Maternal-Fetal Microtransfusions and HIV-1 Mother-to-Child Transmission in Malawi. ... that increase the risk for microtransfusions in order to prevent IP HIV ...

Medical News: Tiny Placental Ruptures Send HIV From Mother to Child ...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - HIV is likely passed from mother to child through tiny tears in the placenta that occur during labor, so-called microtransfusions that allow the ...

Psych Central - Mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Placental microtransfusions cause exchanges of small amounts of blood between ... If a connection between microtransfusions and transmission is confirmed by other ...
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