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HIV-positive women with cytomegalovirus likelier to pass virus that causes AIDS to infant

03:05 EDT 22 Jun 2017 | Medical Xpress

HIV-positive women with cytomegalovirus, or CMV, in their urine at the time of labor and delivery are more than five times likelier than HIV-positive women without CMV to transmit HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, to their infants, according to a UCLA-led study. The research also found that they are nearly 30 times likelier to transmit cytomegalovirus to their infants.

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