What is the mother-to-child transmission rate of HIV-2 in France?

Updated: Jul 01, 2019
  • Author: Nicholas John Bennett, MBBCh, PhD, MA(Cantab), FAAP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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In a large French cohort study, the mother-to-child transmission rate of HIV-2 infection was 0.6%. [144] Transmission was related to poor control of HIV-2 infection in the mother or due to breastfeeding.


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