Prospective Study of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection and Pregnancy Outcomes in Intravenous Drug Users

Selwyn, Peter A.; Schoenbaum, Ellie E.; Davenny, Katherine; Robertson, Verna J.; Feingold, Anat R.; Shulman, Joanna F.; Mayers, Marguerite M.; Klein, Robert S.; Friedland, Gerald H.; Rogers, Martha F.
March 1989
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/3/89, Vol. 261 Issue 9, p1289
Academic Journal
Studies effects of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection on pregnancy outcomes of female intravenous drug users in a methadone program in New York City. Pregnancy rates in women with prior known HIV serological status; Characteristics of mothers and complications of pregnancy; HIV disease status in pregnant women.


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