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How do you prevent perinatal transmission of hiv to the baby?

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Dr. Martin Raff answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Generally mothers with HIV are treated with antiretroviral medication to minimize the risk of transmission of the virus to the fetus or the newborn. This is not 100% effective but has lowered the infection rate dramatically.

Answered May 5, 2017

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