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Successful prevention of multidrug resistant HIV mother-to-child transmission with enfuvirtide use in late pregnancy

Royal Society of Medicine Press
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  • Med/17 Malattie Infettive
  • Med/10 Malattie Dell'Apparato Respiratorio
  • Medicine


The availability of antiretroviral therapy has dramatically reduced the risk of HIV mother-to-child transmission (MTCT). However, mothers infected with multidrug resistant HIV (MDR-HIV) are at increased risk of MTCT. We report the case of a pregnant patient infected with MDR-HIV in whom MTCT was avoided with enfuvirtide use in late pregnancy and elective caesarean section.

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