The following recommendations have been developed to provide guidance to healthcare workers when educating women
The following recommendations have been developed to provide guidanceto healthcare workers when educating women about HIV infectionand the importance of early diagnosis of HIV. The recommendationsare based on the advances made in treatment and prevention ofHIV infection and stress the need for a universal counseling andvoluntary testing program for pregnant women. These recommendationsaddress a) HIV-related information needed by infected and uninfectedpregnant women for their own health and that of their infants,b) laboratory considerations involved in HIV testing of this population,and c) the importance of follow-up services for HIV-infected women,their infants, and other family members.
HIV Counseling and Voluntary Testing of Pregnant Women andTheir Infants
Interpretation of HIV Test Results
Recommendations for HIV-Infected Pregnant Women
Recommendations for Follow-Up of Infected Women and PerinatallyExposed Children