Amniocentesis and Risk of Perinatal Transmission of HIV

A French study finds that amniocentesis did not increase mother-to-child transmission of HIV in mothers treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy.

Mandelbrot L, Jasseron C, Ekoukou D, et al. Amniocentesis and mother-to-child human immunodeficiency virus transmission in the Agence Nationale de Recherches sur le SIDA et les Hépatites Virales French Perinatal Cohort. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Feb;200(2):160.e1-9.

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