TITLE

Perinatal HIV and Option B+

AUTHOR(S)
Theron, Gerhard
PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
South African Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology;Oct2012, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the minimal access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), meta-analysis and systematic review of efavirenz (EFV) safety, and in vitro exposure of infants to antiretrovirals (ARVs).
ACCESSION #
84339968

 

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