Volume 6, Issue 3 (Autumn 2002)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2002, 6(3): 70-82 | Back to browse issues page

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Abstract AIDS is an important health problem in developing and developed countries. Recent advances in management of HIV infection have brought a decrease in incidence of infection and AIDS in children born in America & other western countries while statistically the most infected children are born in developing countries. The primary route of HIV infection in children is perinatal transmission. Perinatal chemoprophylaxis decreases HIV infection in children considerably.
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Type of Study: Review article | Subject: Pediatrics