2 Strategies to Prevent Perinatal HIV Transmission

February 25, 2015 8:17 PM

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“The goals of IMPAACT PROMISE are to maximize prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT), while also optimizing maternal and child health and survival,” stated Mary Glenn Fowler, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD during her presentation at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI).

PROMISE involved a protocol to assess the safety and efficacy of a triple antiretroviral regimen in 3 randomizations in the breastfeeding (BF) version: the antepartum period, post-partum period, and maternal health component after BF cessation. The antepartum period completed enrollment of 3,529 wom...

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