Chapter 46. Human Immune Deficiency Virus Infection

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Howard Minkoff MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch46

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Minkoff, H. (2005) Human Immune Deficiency Virus Infection, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch46

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. Maimonides Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 967 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • human immune deficiency virus infection;
  • perinatal transmission, occurring in intrapartum period;
  • HIV, single-stranded ribonucleic acid (RNA)-enveloped virus;
  • acute mononucleosis-like syndrome;
  • antiretroviral therapy;
  • Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Pathophysiology

  • Diagnosis

  • Management

  • Conclusions

  • Suggested Reading