Zidovudine could stop HIV infection of babies

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 25 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1661
  1. O Dyer

    Zidovudine and delivery by caesarean section have a major role in stopping the transmission of HIV from pregnant seropositive mothers to their babies, doctors heard last week. Virologists and obstetricians from Britain met at St Thomas's Hospital, London, to discuss ways of reducing the number of babies born with the viral infection. The conference heard about recent studies of the factors involved in maternofetal transmission and debated ways of improving the …

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