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Infant feeding strategies & PMTCT - Mashi Trial from Botswana (summary)

Author: Thior et al
Year: 2006
Resource type: Article

Summary of published paper in Field Exchange 29, December 2006, p.6

Published paper: Thior et al (2006). Breastfeeding Plus Infant Zidovudine Prophylaxis for 6 Months vs Formula Feeding Plus Infant Zidovudine for 1 Month to Reduce Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Botswana A Randomised Trial: The Mashi Study. JAMA, 296: 7, 794-805

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