HIV in Children
June 2016 NEWSLETTER


HIV IN CHILDREN
June 2016 Newsletter
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A 24 years old pregnant lady was tested for HIV infection by Elisa in 7th month of pregnancy. She was detected to have HIV-2 virus infection. She was asymptomatic and her CD4 count was 950 cell/cumm. She advised to do HIV viral load testing and was started on anti-retroviral therapy consisting of tenofovir, lamivudine and lopinavir-ritonavir. Her HIV viral load was 900 copies/ml (done on HIV-1 viral load testing). She delivered the child by normal vaginal delivery and did not breast feed the child. Baby was put on zidovudine prophylaxis. Child on follow up is doing fine.

How can HIV-2 transmission be prevented from mother to child and how to investigate this baby for hiv?

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Q. My son has been on ARVs for 3 years. He is 6. His viral load has been undetectable for the past. His latest Vital Load is 228. Is that something for me to be concerned about? He has his meds everyday and never misses a dose.
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