Cynthia Schenauer, MD

UNIVERSITY OF PENN - DERMATOLOGY

3400 CIVIC CENTER BLVD

1-330S PERELMAN CENTER

Articles

Prevention

January 01, 2007

HIV can be transmitted from an infected mother to her child during pregnancy or labor and postnatally through breast milk. Nearly 25 years after the first documented case of HIV infection, the decrease in perinatal HIV infections in the United States represents a major success in public health.