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HIGH HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS-FREE SURVIVAL OF INFANTS BORN TO HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS-POSITIVE MOTHERS IN AN INTEGRATED PROGRAM TO DECREASE CHILD MORTALITY IN RURAL RWANDA.
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PMID:  21206394     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We retrospectively examined infant mortality and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-free survival among 211 infants who received a comprehensive package of health services, including breast milk substitution and clean water access, to prevent maternal-to-child transmission of HIV and improve child survival. The cumulative 12-month infant survival probability was 0.97 (95% confidence interval: 0.94-0.99). The cumulative 12- to 18-month HIV-free survival probability was 0.95 (confidence interval: 0.91-0.97).
Authors:
Molly F Franke; Sara N Stulac; Immaculate H Rugira; Michael L Rich; Joy B Bucyibaruta; Peter C Drobac; Georgine Iyamungu; Christina M Bryant; Agnes Binagwaho; Paul E Farmer; Joia S Mukherjee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-1-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-0987     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-1-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
From the *Partners In Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima, Rwinkwavu, Rwanda; †Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; ‡Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; and §Rwanda Ministry of Health, Rwanda.
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