M L Dreyfuss
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Determinants of low birth weight among HIV-infected pregnant women in TanzaniaM L Dreyfuss
Departments of Nutrition, Biostatistics, and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 74:814-26. 2001..Low birth weight (LBW) increases the risk of infant death, but little is known about its causes among HIV-infected populations in sub-Saharan Africa...
- Micronutrients and vertical transmission of HIV-1Michele L Dreyfuss
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 75:959-70. 2002..However, the ability of prenatal and postpartum micronutrient supplements to reduce transmission during the breast-feeding period is still unknown...
- Weight loss during pregnancy is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes among HIV-1 infected womenEduardo Villamor
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
J Nutr 134:1424-31. 2004..We conclude that poor anthropometric status at the first prenatal visit and weight loss during pregnancy among HIV-1 infected women are strong risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes...
- Maternal self-medication and provision of nevirapine to newborns by women in Rakai, UgandaJoseph Kagaayi
Rakai Health Sciences Program, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:121-4. 2005..5%, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 0.3%-16.6%). Mothers can administer nevirapine to themselves and their newborns and can achieve low rates of perinatal HIV infection...
- Stability of nevirapine suspension in prefilled oral syringes used for reduction of mother-to-child HIV transmissionVivian E Rexroad
Department of Pharmacy, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287 6180, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 43:373-5. 2006..To reduce mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV, we assessed the stability of nevirapine suspension in an oral dosing syringe over a range of storage conditions...