Women and Infants Transmission Study - Human Papillomavirus Protocol

Investigator: Joel Palefsky, MD
Sponsor: Baylor College of Medicine

Location(s): United States


The Women and Infants Transmission Study (WITS) is designed to evaluate the impact of pregnancy on the health of HIV-infected Women, the mechanisms and timing of vertical HIVTransmission, rates of maternal-infant Transmission (overall and among different subpupolations of at-risk pregnant HIV-infected Women) and to understand the co-factors related to perinatal HIV Transmission.  This project adds in a component to address the impact of HCV in the same cohort.