Vertical Transmission Study (VTS)
This study has been completed.
University of KwaZulu
First Posted: September 23, 2013
Last Update Posted: September 23, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of KwaZulu
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||October 2006|
|Primary Completion Date:||September 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Neveu D, Viljoen J, Bland RM, Nagot N, Danaviah S, Coutsoudis A, Rollins NC, Coovadia HM, Van de Perre P, Newell ML. Cumulative exposure to cell-free HIV in breast milk, rather than feeding pattern per se, identifies postnatally infected infants. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Mar 15;52(6):819-25. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciq203.
Patel D, Bland R, Coovadia H, Rollins N, Coutsoudis A, Newell ML. Breastfeeding, HIV status and weights in South African children: a comparison of HIV-exposed and unexposed children. AIDS. 2010 Jan 28;24(3):437-45. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3283345f91.
Becquet R, Bland R, Leroy V, Rollins NC, Ekouevi DK, Coutsoudis A, Dabis F, Coovadia HM, Salamon R, Newell ML. Duration, pattern of breastfeeding and postnatal transmission of HIV: pooled analysis of individual data from West and South African cohorts. PLoS One. 2009 Oct 16;4(10):e7397. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007397.
Rollins NC, Becquet R, Bland RM, Coutsoudis A, Coovadia HM, Newell ML. Infant feeding, HIV transmission and mortality at 18 months: the need for appropriate choices by mothers and prioritization within programmes. AIDS. 2008 Nov 12;22(17):2349-57. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e328312c740.
Desmond C, Bland RM, Boyce G, Coovadia HM, Coutsoudis A, Rollins N, Newell ML. Scaling-up exclusive breastfeeding support programmes: the example of KwaZulu-Natal. PLoS One. 2008 Jun 18;3(6):e2454. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002454.
Bland RM, Little KE, Coovadia HM, Coutsoudis A, Rollins NC, Newell ML. Intervention to promote exclusive breast-feeding for the first 6 months of life in a high HIV prevalence area. AIDS. 2008 Apr 23;22(7):883-91. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0b013e3282f768de.
Lebon A, Bland RM, Rollins NC, Coutsoudis A, Coovadia H, Newell ML. Short communication: CD4 counts of HIV-infected pregnant women and their infected children--implications for PMTCT and treatment programmes. Trop Med Int Health. 2007 Dec;12(12):1472-4.
Bland RM, Becquet R, Rollins NC, Coutsoudis A, Coovadia HM, Newell ML. Breast health problems are rare in both HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women who receive counseling and support for breast-feeding in South Africa. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Dec 1;45(11):1502-10. Epub 2007 Oct 22.
Bland RM, Rollins NC, Coovadia HM, Coutsoudis A, Newell ML. Infant feeding counselling for HIV-infected and uninfected women: appropriateness of choice and practice. Bull World Health Organ. 2007 Apr;85(4):289-96.
Coovadia HM, Rollins NC, Bland RM, Little K, Coutsoudis A, Bennish ML, Newell ML. Mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 infection during exclusive breastfeeding in the first 6 months of life: an intervention cohort study. Lancet. 2007 Mar 31;369(9567):1107-16.
Rollins NC, Coovadia HM, Bland RM, Coutsoudis A, Bennish ML, Patel D, Newell ML. Pregnancy outcomes in HIV-infected and uninfected women in rural and urban South Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2007 Mar 1;44(3):321-8.
Thairu LN, Pelto GH, Rollins NC, Bland RM, Ntshangase N. Sociocultural influences on infant feeding decisions among HIV-infected women in rural Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. Matern Child Nutr. 2005 Jan;1(1):2-10.
Shah S, Rollins NC, Bland R; Child Health Group. Breastfeeding knowledge among health workers in rural South Africa. J Trop Pediatr. 2005 Feb;51(1):33-8. Epub 2004 Dec 15.
Bland RM, Rollins NC, Van den Broeck J, Coovadia HM; Child Health Group. The use of non-prescribed medication in the first 3 months of life in rural South Africa. Trop Med Int Health. 2004 Jan;9(1):118-24.
Rollins NC, Dedicoat M, Danaviah S, Page T, Bishop K, Kleinschmidt I, Coovadia HM, Cassol SA; Child Health Group. Prevalence, incidence, and mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in rural South Africa. Lancet. 2002 Aug 3;360(9330):389.