Tag: "microtransfusions" at medical news
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV
...medical journal PLoS Medicine implicates placental microtransfusions
in HIV transmission. Placental microtransfusions
cause exchanges of small amounts of blood between the mother and the baby. They occur in most pregna...
Study uncovers placental microtransfusions lead to transmission of AIDS virus during childbirth
...gly for the first time that what we call placental microtransfusions
during birth are responsible for a large part of the transmission of HIV from mother to baby," the scientist said. "To our knowledge, there have never been any data like this before." A report on the research appears today (Nov. 21) in the latest iss...