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Of, relating to, or being the period around childbirth, especially the five months before and one month after birth: perinatal mortality; perinatal care.

per′i·na′tal·ly adv.


(Biology) biology during the perinatal period; before birth
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That's not dissimilar to our prior experience with perinatally acquired HIV," he said.
Because the consequences of perinatally acquired hepatitis B are enduring and potentially fatal, the safety net of the birth dose is critically important.
14) Prevalence in people with HIV is much higher, sometimes even in perinatally infected children under 10 years old (Tables 1 and 2).
Because of induction of an immune tolerant state, perinatally acquired infection results in chronic hepatitis B infection.
Children infected perinatally can grow up and have (uninfected) children of their own.
However, little is known about the information offered to adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV (APHIV) by caregivers who may provide support and guidance to their teen as they explore sexuality and childbearing.
2013), we exposed fetuses and nursing pups to DDT by gavaging dams perinatally and measuring the blood pressure of adult offspring at 5 and 7 months of age.
dvantage of early infant diagnosis is that together with PPTCT, it reduces prenatal transmission of HIV to infants, improves child survival, and early initiation of ART in perinatally infected children also give hope of remission or functional cure of HIV.
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA -- Adolescents who were perinatally infected with HIV have a high prevalence of selected psychiatric disorders that impede their adherence to antiretroviral therapy, Claude Ann Mellins, PhD, reported at the 21st International AIDS Conference.
Until recently, most South African (SA) children infected perinatally with HIV did not survive until adulthood.
In this article, we present the experiences of the HCT of a group of perinatally HIV-infected adolescents, whose voices we identify as crucial to a better understanding of their needs.
2] When infection is acquired perinatally and in infants less than 1 year of age, chronic persistent infection develops in 80%-90% of cases.