PCR Results and PMTCT Treatment Outcomes among HIV-Exposed Infants in a Tertiary Hospital in Nigeria, 2010-2014
作者: Isaac Oludare OluwayemiSimeon Oladele OlatunyaEzra Olatunde Ogundare
作者单位: 1Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria
刊名: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of MCH and AIDS, 2015, Vol.3 (2), pp.168-173
来源数据库: Global Health and Education Projects, Inc.
关键词: HIVPCRInfantsTreatment OutcomesPMTCTNigeria
原始语种摘要: Early infant diagnosis (EID) of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in pediatrics with the use of DNA polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a way of assessing the retroviral status of HIV-exposed infant with the view of early commencement of treatment for infected infants. It also serves as a way of assessing the effectiveness of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in health care facilities.;;This was a 5-year prospective cross-sectional study at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, (EkSUTH) Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. Babies delivered to HIV-positive mothers who presented at EkSUTH between January 2010 and December 2014 were enrolled in the present study. PCR was done twice for all HIV-exposed infants. Statistical analysis was done using SPSS version...
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  • HIV Hydraulic Isolation Valve
  • PCR Page Control Register
  • pregnancy 妊娠
  • exposed 被辐照的
  • infection 感染
  • infant 幼儿
  • commencement 开始
  • statistically 统计地
  • pediatrics 儿科学
  • mother 母亲