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Veterinary field test as screening tool for mastitis and HIV-1 viral load in breastmilk from HIV-infected Zambian women

Breastfeeding Medicine : the Official Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

Oct 2, 2007

Stephanie M DoroskoDavidson H Hamer

Abstract

Clinical and subclinical mastitis increase the risk of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV-1 through breastfeeding. We hypothesized that a field test for mastitis used for bovine milk, the California Mastitis Test, would detect high cell counts in milk of HIV-infected women. We a...read more

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Maternal-Fetal Infection Transmission
Inflammation of Non-human Mammary Gland
Virus Titer
Bos taurus
Cell Count
HIV Infections
Breast Feeding
Cell Density
Milk, Human
Breast Feeding, Exclusive
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Veterinary field test as screening tool for mastitis and HIV-1 viral load in breastmilk from HIV-infected Zambian women

Breastfeeding Medicine : the Official Journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

Oct 2, 2007

Stephanie M DoroskoDavidson H Hamer

PMID: 17903106

DOI: 10.1089/bfm.2007.0007

Abstract

Clinical and subclinical mastitis increase the risk of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV-1 through breastfeeding. We hypothesized that a field test for mastitis used for bovine milk, the California Mastitis Test, would detect high cell counts in milk of HIV-infected women. We a...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Maternal-Fetal Infection Transmission
Inflammation of Non-human Mammary Gland
Virus Titer
Bos taurus
Cell Count
HIV Infections
Breast Feeding
Cell Density
Milk, Human
Breast Feeding, Exclusive

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