Updated Guidelines for Prevention of Mother-to-Infant Transmission
May 11, 2001
On May 4 the U.S. Public Health Service released an updated version of the official guidelines for use of antiretrovirals to reduce perinatal HIV transmission. The following sections have been changed:
You can obtain a copy of the guidelines without charge in any of three ways:
Ask for the Perinatal Guidelines. (The full official title is "Public Health Service Task Force Recommendations for the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1 Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the United States."
Note: For information in English, Spanish, or Portuguese about federally approved treatment for HIV and AIDS, you can contact health information specialists at the HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service, Monday through Friday 9-5 at the phone numbers, email, or mailing address above.
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