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Congenital human immunodeficiency virus


Other Names for this Disease

  • Congenital HIV
  • Neonatal HIV
  • Neonatal human immunodeficiency virus
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Overview

These Web pages are updated as the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center receives questions and as new information becomes available. If you don’t see many information resources on this page, it may be because the Information Center hasn’t yet received a question about this condition.
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Basic Information

  • The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) created a pamphlet to educate the public regarding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) in women.  A section of this publication discusses pregnancy and childbirth in women who have HIV. To learn more about how to minimize the risk of passing the HIV virus to a baby if a woman is infected with the virus, click on the ACOG link.
  • Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Congenital human immunodeficiency virus. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
  • The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is a federation of more than 130 nonprofit voluntary health organizations serving people with rare disorders. Click on the link to view information on this topic.

In Depth Information

  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 
Other Names for this Disease
  • Congenital HIV
  • Neonatal HIV
  • Neonatal human immunodeficiency virus
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.