AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG).
Composed of a number of U.S. medical centers that evaluate treatment for HIV and HIV-associated infections. ACTG studies -- both adult and pediatric -- are sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (see) and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (for many of the pediatric studies) of the National Institutes of Health.
a clinical trial conducted by the ACTG that studied
the use of AZT for the reduction of vertical (mother-to-child) transmission
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