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Old 08-19-2012
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single most effective way to reduce hiv transmission to fetus?

Zidovuine monotherapy or caesaran section?
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Zidovudine monotherapy during pregnancy and 6 weeks to the neonate after delivery reduces HIV transmission by 70%

Caesarean section itself reduces transmission by 50% (less efficacious than zidovudine)
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