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perinatal

 [per″ĭ-na´t'l]
relating to the period shortly before and after birth; from the twentieth to twenty-ninth week of gestation to 1 to 4 weeks after birth.

per·i·na·tal

(per'i-nā'tăl),
Occurring during, or pertaining to, the periods before, during, or after the time of birth; that is, before delivery from the 22nd week of gestation through the first 28 days after delivery.
[peri- + L. natus, pp. of nascor, to be born]

perinatal

/peri·na·tal/ (-na´t'l) relating to the period shortly before and after birth; from the twentieth to twenty-ninth week of gestation to one to four weeks after birth.

perinatal

(pĕr′ə-nāt′l)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being the period around childbirth, especially the five months before and one month after birth: perinatal mortality; perinatal care.

per′i·na′tal·ly adv.

perinatal

[per′inā′təl]
Etymology: Gk, peri + L, natus, birth
pertaining to the time and process of giving birth or being born.

perinatal

Medspeak-UK
Referring to the period from three months before birth to one month after birth.
 
Obstetrics
Referring to the period around birth, often defined as between the 28th week of pregnancy and the end of the first week of life.

perinatal

adjective Referring to the period around birth, often between the 28th wk of pregnancy and the end of the first wk of life

per·i·na·tal

(per'i-nā'tăl)
Occurring during, or pertaining to, the periods before, during, or after the time of birth, i.e., before delivery from the 28th week of gestation through the first 7 days after delivery.
[peri- + L. natus, pp. of nascor, to be born]

perinatal

Pertaining to the period immediately before and after birth. For statistical purposes, the perinatal period is defined as the period from the 28th week of pregnancy to the end of the 1st week after birth. Perinatal mortality is the number of babies born dead together with the number dying during the first week after birth.

Perinatal

Referring to the period of time surrounding an infant's birth, from the last two months of pregnancy to the first 28 days of life. The TORCH panel tests for perinatal infections.

per·i·na·tal

(per'i-nā'tăl)
Occurring during, or pertaining to, the periods before, during, or after the time of birth.
[peri- + L. natus, pp. of nascor, to be born]

perinatal,

adj related to the time surrounding the birth process.

perinatal

relating to the period shortly before and after birth; the actual time varies between species. The last 10 to 15% of the pregnancy before parturition to the end of a comparable period after birth would cover present usage of the term.

perinatal mortality
the percentage of animals in the danger period which die, as a ratio of the total number exposed.
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Dyslipidemia among perinatally HIV-infected children enrolled in the PACTS-HOPE cohort, 1999-2004: a longitudinal analysis.
However, none of the extant literature has carefully examined the dating and childbearing advice that caregivers may share with their perinatally infected offspring.
Interestingly, captopril caused a greater reduction of blood pressure in mice perinatally exposed to DDT than in controls, consistent with an over-activated RAS as a primary cause of DDT-induced hypertension.
She noted that the pattern of psychiatric disorders in perinatally infected patients shifts between adolescence and young adulthood.
Additionally, the majority of interviewees served predominantly perinatally infected adolescents, so our results may differ from the perspectives of healthcare providers catering to behaviourally infected youth.
Researchers divided study participants into two groups * A birth group of 649 perinatally infected youth infected with HIV in the womb or around the time of birth * A behavior group of 1547 behaviorally infected youth who got HIV during sex or when injecting drugs Figure 1.
Many ALHIV who were infected perinatally are at high risk of having treatment failure and multiclass antiretroviral (ARV) drug resistance due to multiple factors including socio-economic difficulties associated orphan-hood that can result in challenges with drug adherence (19).
Perinatally HIV-infected children present with high rates of mental disorders that exceed population norms and rates observed in other chronically ill children.
Long-term follow-up outcomes of perinatally hiv-infected adolescents: infection control but school failure.
Among persons living with HIV/AIDS in Georgia, 324 were perinatally infected (Georgia Department of Community Health, n.
6) 19% of paediatric HIV cases acquired infection through transfusion of blood and blood products whereas 78% were infected perinatally.
Thus the decision whether to use these high-risk therapeutic drugs in pregnancy or perinatally is highly complex and many considerations pertain.