Advances in the prevention and treatment of paediatric HIV infection in the United Kingdom

Sharland, M.; Gibbs, D.M.; Tudor-Williams, G.; Gibb, D M
February 2003
Sexually Transmitted Infections;Feb2003, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p53
Academic Journal
journal article
Summarizes the advances in the prevention and treatment of pediatric HIV infection in Great Britain. Mother to child transmission of HIV infection; Managing HIV infected children; Clinical management of children with HIV.


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