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Case (47)
« on: December 17, 2008, 09:29:30 PM »
A helathy 24years-old woman was tested during her first pregnancy and found to be HIV positive. A second. confirmatory test also was positive. she did not take nevirapine at the onset of labour and her newborn baby was not given nevirapine within three days after birth.

  today the woman brings her two-month-old baby to clinic to learn if he too is infected whith HIV. The baby appers healthy and weighs 3.5 kilograms.


1- Is this baby infected with HIV?

2-how do you know?

3- How can one prevent infection of HIV from mother to baby?







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Re: thank u greet expert laboratist
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2008, 09:57:11 PM »
asc thank u for ure question.
1- Is this baby infected with HIV?
yes.
2-how do you know?
antibody from the mother pass the placenta to the body and thus the baby will test sero(+).
3- How can one prevent infection of HIV from mother to baby?
cotrimaxazole is protective from pneumonia, common to HIV infected babies.
thank u laboratist u ask us ure field.
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dr ure question is the right answer
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2008, 10:02:17 PM »
****.ALAYKUM,
I asked the members of this web for my field,so dr-awale get the right answer.
dr u get 15 marks.
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Re: thank u greet expert laboratist
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2008, 10:15:57 PM »
3- How can one prevent infection of HIV from mother to baby?
cotrimaxazole is protective from pneumonia, common to HIV infected babies.
thank u laboratist u ask us ure field.
thnkx          kkkkkkkkkkkkkkk

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