Botswana Pediatric Respiratory Disease and Bloodstream Infection Study
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The purpose of this study is to learn about lower respiratory tract and bloodstream diseases among infants born to HIV positive mothers in Botswana. Study factors include how commonly infants get these diseases, the causes, and outcomes. The study will also try to measure the protective effect, if any, of breast feeding on respiratory disease illness and deaths.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 45 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
LIVEBORN INFANT IN THE MASHI PMTCT TRIAL
Participation in parent study, "Mashi" HIV vertical transmission prevention study for pregnant Botswana women and their infants