DHHS Updates Perinatal Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines

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The Department of Health and Human Services has once again updated its Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States.

Key changes are described in the What’s New in the Guidelines section, and revisions are highlighted in yellow throughout the document.

Key Updates:

The new guidelines are available in HTML and PDF formats, as well as a mobile version for smartphones.

The HHS Panel on Treatment of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Prevention of Perinatal Transmission welcomes feedback on the updated guidelines. Comments may be sent to JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING by September 30, 2011.

9/16/11

Reference

DHHS.Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal HealthandInterventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States (http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/Guidelines/GuidelineDetail.aspx?GuidelineID=9&ClassID=2). Updated September 14, 2011.

Other Source

AIDSInfo. Updated HHS Perinatal Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines Now Available in PDF and HTML Formats. September 14, 2011.