• Changes in body mass index and hemoglobin concentration in breastfeeding women living with HIV with a CD4 count over 350: Results from 4 African countries (The ANRS 12174 trial) 

      Somé, Eric; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Nagot, Nicolas; Meda, Nicolas Y; Vallo, Roselyne; Kankasa, Chipepo; Tumwine, James K; Singata, Mandisa; Hofmeyr, Justus G; Van De Perre, Philippe; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Marechal, Valerie; Neveu, Dorine; Foulongne, Vincent; Segondy, Michel; Schaub, Roxanne; Blanche, Stephane; Treluyer, Jean-Marc; Hirt, Deborah; Karamagi, Charles; Musoke, Philippa; Ndeezi, Grace; Mugaba, Proscovia M; Kwagala, Mary; Murungi, Joan; Muweesi, Hawa Nabuuma; Ninsiima, Evelyn; Baryeija, Simon; Ouedraogo, Rasmata; Ye, Diarra; Traore, Hugues A; Nadembega, Christelle; Konate, Justin; Zongo, Arsene; Ouedraogo, Abass; Neboua, Desire; Belemvire, Aissatou; Bambara, Armel; Boncoungou, Justine; Zoungrana, Danielle; Nikodem, Cheryl; Harper, Kim; Jackson, Debra; Sanders, David; Sunday, Amwe; Okegbe-Eze, Collins; Williams, Xoliswa; Mshweshwe, Nolundi; Henge, Vatiswa; Gomba, Fikiswa; Nikodem, Lada; Khondowe, Oswell; Mwiya, Mwiya; Lusaka, Mildreed; Chizyuka, Mary; Phiri, Mary; Imakando, Billies; Musaku, Mwenechanya; Kapasa, Monica; Rutagwera, David; Clement, Ngondwe; Mwaba, Hilton Mwila; Matoba, Japhet; Mwaba, Hilton; Siumita, Chafye; Chola, Katai; Mwamutanda, Patricia (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-05-09)
      Introduction: Breastfeeding is recommended for infants born to HIV-infected women in low-income settings. Both breastfeeding and HIV-infection are energy demanding. Our objective was to explore how exclusive and predominant ...
    • Design and challenges of a large HIV prevention clinical study on mother-to-child transmission: ANRS 12397 PROMISE-EPI study in Zambia and Burkina Faso 

      Mennecier, Anaïs; Kankasa, Chipepo; Fao, Paulin; Molès, Jean-Pierre; Eymard-Duvernay, Sabrina; Mwiya, Mwiya; Kania, Dramane; Chunda-Liyoka, Catherine; Sakana, Leticia; Rutagwera, David; Tassembedo, Souleymane; Wilfred-Tonga, Maria Melany; Mosqueira, Beatriz; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Nagot, Nicolas; Van De Perre, Philippe (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Post-natal HIV infection through breastfeeding remains a challenge in many low and middle-income countries, particularly due to non-availability of alternative infant feeding options and the suboptimal Prevention of Mother ...
    • Growth, clinical and neurodevelopmental outcomes at school age are similar for children who received 1‑year lamivudine or lopinavir/ritonavir HIV prophylaxis in early life 

      Nagot, Nicolas; Singata-Madliki, Mandisa; Cournil, Amandine; Nalugya, Joyce; Tassembedo, Soleymane; Quillet, Catherine; Tonga, Melany W.; Tumwine, James K; Meda, Nicolas; Kankasa, Chipepo; Mwiya, Mwiya; Bangirana, Paul; Peries, Marianne; Batting, Joanne; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Van de Perre, Philippe; Ndeezi, Grace; Molès, Jean-Pierre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      In the ANRS 12174 trial, HIV-exposed uninfected African neonates who received lopinavir-ritonavir (LPV/r) prophylaxis for 1 year exhibited slower growth from birth to week 50 compared with those receiving lamivudine (3TC). ...
    • Increased Epstein-Barr virus in breast milk occurs with subclinical mastitis and HIV shedding 

      Sanosyan, Armen; Rutagwera, David Gatsinzi; Moles, Jean-Pierre; Bollore, Karine; Peries, Marianne; Kankasa, Chipepo; Mwiya, Mwiya; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Nagot, Nicolas; Van de Perre, Philippe; Tuaillon, Edouard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-07)
      Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) in breast milk and subclinical mastitis (SCM) are both associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) shedding and possibly with postnatal HIV transmission. The objective of this nested ...
    • Prevalence and determinants of HIV shedding in breast milk during continued breastfeeding among Zambian mothers not on antiretroviral treatment (ART): A cross-sectional study 

      Rutagwera, David Gatsinzi; Molès, Jean-Pierre; Kankasa, Chipepo; Mwiya, Mwiya; Tuaillon, Edouard; Peries, Marianne; Nagot, Nicolas; Van de Perre, Philippe; Tylleskär, Thorkild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The risk of postnatal HIV transmission exists throughout the breastfeeding period. HIV shedding in breast milk beyond six months has not been studied extensively. The aim of this study was to determine prevalence and ...