Seroprevalence of the indigenous pregnant woman HIV-infected at Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
M M J Dal Fabbro1, M B Reis2, G M B Freitas3, A S C Lindenberg1, R R Dobbro1, S Z R Moraes3
1Centro de Doenças Infeccionas e Parasitárias-And Secretaria Estadual de SaúdeDay Hospital, Campo Grande, Brazil; 2Secretaria Estadual de SaúdeDay Hospital, Campo Grande, Brazil; 3Secretaria Estadual de Saúde, Campo Grande, Brazil
Background: Mato Grosso do Sul State, it has 2nd larger indigenous population of the Country. Now that population comes suffering loss of its cultural inheritances. The AIDS comes reaching that population that meets vulnerable mainly the women and consequently the children, through the perinatal transmission. This was a study prospective type cohorte at the Centro de Doencas Infecciosas e Parasitarias (CEDIP) de Campo Grande city, with 76 pregnant women HIV-infected diagnosed during pre natal after the implementation of the Programme for Reducing Perinatal HIV Transmission, in the period among 1996 to 2001 in whole the State.
Methods: We evaluated it number of indigenous pregnant women HIV-infected diagnosed during pre natal and administration for the child during the six weeks after the birth and we evaluated the school degree and profession.
Results: In this study, 5/76 pregnant women they were indigenous, (etnia Terena),being 4/5 (80%) living in a little urban and one in the village, 1/5 (20%) she was intravenous drug users and everybory had as probable transmission form the sexual road. Of the 5 pregnant women, 9 exposed infants were born, being a twin and all the children the infection was discarted by HIV, after two count of viral load or 2 Anti-HIV EIA negative with interval of 3 months. All the pregnant womem were elementary school and everybody were housewives. All the pregnant women were had clinic of AIDS.
Conclusions: We observed that during the pre natal, the adhesion to the prophylaxis with (ARV) was of 100%. After the birth of the infants, 100% of the mothers they gave continuity to the treatment of the newly born ones with ARV, with following until discarding the infection for HIV. Even so 2/5 (40%) they accepted to maintain the treatment with ARV. Considering the ethnic and cultural differences, the health care workers should deepen the causes of the abandonment, tends in view the ethnic and cultural characteristics of that population.
The XIV International AIDS Conference
Abstract no. TuPeE5204
” M M J Dal Fabbro , , et al. Seroprevalence of the indigenous pregnant woman HIV-infected at Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil . Poster Exhibition: The XIV International AIDS Conference: Abstract no. TuPeE5204″