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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(6): 3064-3067
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.706.360


Incidence of HIV in Antenatal Women Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital in Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Farhana Aljabri1, B. Satyanarayana2, R. Shyamala3* and K. S. Saraswathi1
1Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences & P.G Research Centre, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2Department of Physiology, Malla Reddy Medical College for Women, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
3Department of Microbiology, Malla Reddy Medical College for Women, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

This study was done to know the seroprevalence of Human Immunodeficiency virus in Pregnant women in a tertiary care hospital, Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences& P.G Research Centre, Hyderabad from July 2007 to December 2015. First an ELISA test was conducted and after it is positive it is confirmed using two other tests. The study included 5781 patients, who were screened for HIV. Of these 5781 pregnant women, 15 were found to be positive for HIV (0.20%). All pregnant women were followed up. First HIV counselling & testing was done. Patient avails the Antenatal services and any concurrent infection was treated. Positive women were sent to ART Centre for free drugs. Proper ART/ARV prophylaxis was given and mother and baby were followed up.


Keywords: HIV, Pregnant women, Mother to Child transmission
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Farhana Aljabri, B. Satyanarayana, R. Shyamala and Saraswathi K. S. 2018. Incidence of HIV in Antenatal Women Attending a Tertiary Care Hospital in Hyderabad, Telangana.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(6): 3064-3067. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.706.360