HIV Perinatal Case Management: intervention improves outcomes in pregnancy, postpartum
Access to the full content of this site is available only to registered healthcare professionals.
Register to read more
Perinatal Medical Case Management (PCM) is a successful intervention for preventing perinatal HIV transmission and closing gaps in care for women living with HIV (WLWH) during pregnancy and postpartum.
Why this matters
Despite the ability of antiretroviral therapy (ART) to prevent perinatal HIV transmission, failures still occur.
On multivariable analysis, WLWH in PCM (n=448, 52.8%) were almost twice as likely to achieve HIV suppression before delivery (aOR, 1.90; P=.0005) compared with those not in PCM.
PCM participants were more likely to be retained in HIV care 1-y postpartum vs nonparticipants (aOR, 1.59; P=.0029).
PCM participants and nonparticipants were equally likely to engage in HIV care within 90-d of delivery (aOR, 1.21; P=....