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Zhonghua Liu Xing Bing Xue Za Zhi. 2017 Jun 10;38(6):837-840. doi: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.0254-6450.2017.06.029.

[Impact of HIV/HBV infection and HIV/HBV co-infection on outcomes of pregnancy].

[Article in Chinese; Abstract available in Chinese from the publisher]

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Department of Epidemiology, Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety of Ministry of Education, Tropical Disease Research Center, School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China.


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Both HIV and HBV infection have become major health problems, of global concern, due to the high prevalence in the past few decades. Data from cumulated epidemiological surveys have shown the links between maternal HIV or HBV infection and adverse outcomes on pregnancy. Maternal HIV or HBV infection may also increase the mother-to-child (MTCT) transmission of the two diseases. However, association between HIV-HBV co-infection and adverse pregnancy is still inconclusive. Does maternal HIV-HBV co-infection have an impact on mother-to-child transmission on either HIV or HBV? Study on effective precautionary measures to promote both maternal and child's health is deemed necessary.


Adverse pregnancy outcomes; Co-infection; HBV; HIV

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