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Cytomegalovirus Viremia in HIV-1 Subtype C Positive Women at Delivery in Botswana and Adverse Birth/Infant Health Outcomes.

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Summary of "Cytomegalovirus Viremia in HIV-1 Subtype C Positive Women at Delivery in Botswana and Adverse Birth/Infant Health Outcomes."

We evaluated the association between maternal cytomegalovirus (CMV) viremia during pregnancy and adverse birth and infant health outcomes in HIV-infected mothers and their HIV-exposed uninfected infants.

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Name: Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999)
ISSN: 1944-7884
Pages: 118-124

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