Unformatted text preview: 7. Newborns / pediatric infections (<13 years of age) [Table 5.6; Fig. 5.12] - in utero transmission; perinatal or postnatal exposure - decrease in pediatric cases due to ART and/or cesarean section and/or avoidance of breastfeeding - studies in infants that reported ‘clearing HIV’ are highly suspect based on the nature of initial HIV infection diagnosis II. Global Epidemiology A. African continent [Table 5.8; Figs. 5.13 – 5.15] B. World [Table 5.7; Fig. 5.13] III. HIV Transmission A. Other methods 1. Special considerations for health care workers B. Improbable transmission routes [Fig. 5.17; Healthline 5.4] 1. Mosquito connection 2. Schools & colleges...
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- Epidemiology, highly improbable routes, AIDS I. Epidemiology, HIV Transmission A., USA A. Overview