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Pregnancy (2005)

Introduction

The prevalence of HIV infection amongst women giving birth in England and Wales has increased every year since 1990. The majority of these women are from Sub-Saharan Africa. The Department of Health policy of recommending an HIV test to every pregnant woman* has resulted in an increase in the proportion of these women who are aware of their diagnosis prior to delivery (more than 80% in London in 2001) and a decrease in the absolute number of infants infected in the UK**.

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Guidelines for the management of HIV infection in pregnant women and the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (2005)

Writing Group

  • Maggie Blott
  • Polly Clayden
  • Annemiek de Ruiter
  • Graham Foster
  • Carole Gilling-Smith,
  • Bhairvi Gosrani
  • David Hawkins
  • Hermione Lyall
  • Danielle Mercey
  • Marie-Louise Newell
  • Shiobhan O’Shea
  • Richard Smith
  • Judith Sunderland
  • Graham Taylor
  • Chris Wood.

Reference

Hawkins D, Blott M, Clayden P et al; BHIVA Guidelines Writing Committee. Guidelines for the management of HIV infection in pregnant women and the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. HIV Med, 2005, 6 (Suppl 2), 107–148.