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What's New in the Perinatal HIV Transmission Prevention Guidelines?

March 28, 2014

Key changes to the Recommendations for the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States are summarized below. Some content has been reorganized and revised to enhance usability. Text, appendices, and references have been updated to include new data and publications where relevant. The terms "mother-to-child transmission (MTCT)" and "prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT)" have been replaced with "perinatal transmission" and "prevention of perinatal transmission," respectively. All changes are highlighted throughout the PDF version of the guidelines.


Preconception Counseling and Care for HIV-Infected Women of Childbearing Age


Reproductive Options for HIV-Concordant and Serodiscordant Couples


General Principles Regarding Use of Antiretroviral Drugs during Pregnancy


Nevirapine and Hepatic/Rash Toxicity


Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs during Pregnancy


HIV-Infected Pregnant Women Who Have Never Received Antiretroviral Treatment


HIV-Infected Pregnant Women Who Have Previously Received Antiretroviral Treatment


HIV/Hepatitis C Coinfection


HIV-2 Infection and Pregnancy


Monitoring of the Woman and Fetus during Pregnancy


Intrapartum Antiretroviral Therapy/Prophylaxis


Postpartum Follow-Up of HIV-Infected Women


Infant Antiretroviral Prophylaxis


Appendix A. Lessons from Clinical Trials of Antiretroviral Interventions to Reduce Perinatal Transmission of HIV




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