Congenital human immunodeficiency virus
Other Names for this Disease
- Congenital HIV
- Neonatal human immunodeficiency virus
- Neonatal HIV
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- The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) created a pamphlet to educate the public regarding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) in women. A section of this publication discusses pregnancy and childbirth in women who have HIV. To learn more about how to minimize the risk of passing the HIV virus to a baby if a woman is infected with the virus, click on the ACOG link.
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Congenital human immunodeficiency virus. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has a report for patients and families about this condition. NORD is a patient advocacy organization for individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them.
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.