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Nevirapine and the quest to end pediatric AIDS / Rebecca J. Anderson.

Author/Creator:
Anderson, Rebecca J. (Rebecca Jane), 1949- author.
Other Title:
Nevirapine and the quest to end pediatric acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
Publication:
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 317 pages ; 26 cm
Subjects:
HIV infections -- Transmission -- Prevention.
AIDS (Disease) in pregnancy -- Transmission -- Prevention.
AIDS (Disease) in infants -- Chemoprevention.
Antiretroviral agents.
Breastfeeding -- Health aspects.
Summary:
"In 1999, investigators announced that a single dose of nevirapine, a new antiviral drug, could stop the spread of the AIDS virus from infected mothers to their newborn babies. It was a discovery that "changed the face of AIDS globally" but it came at a high price"-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780786477807 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786477806 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
853310496
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