Surveillance of HIV and syphilis infections among antenatal clinic attendees in Tanzania-2003/2004
- Integration of antenatal syphilis screening in an urban HIV clinic: a feasibility study. Manabe, Yukari C.; Namale, Gertrude; Nalintya, Elizabeth; Sempa, Joseph; Ratanshi, Rosalind Parkes; Pakker, Nadine; Katabira, Elly // BMC Infectious Diseases;2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p179
Background Syphilis infection during pregnancy leads to avoidable morbidity and mortality and remains a significant problem in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite global initiatives to increase the proportion of pregnant women screened, implementation has been slow. We sought to investigate the...
- Does uptake of antenatal HIV testing depend on the individual midwife? Cross sectional study. Jones, Simon; Sadler, Tonya; Low, Nicola; Blott, Maggie; Welch, Jan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/24/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7127, p272
Examines the effect of midvives' characteristics and site and duration of antenal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection testing in an area of high seroprevalence. Identification of the area; Subjects used in the study; Methodology; Circumstances under which HIV testing was twice as...
- Reducing vertical transmission of HIV in the UK. Nicoll, Angus; Peckham, Catherine // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/06/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7219, p1211
Provides information on the plan of the government of Great Britain to offer an antenatal HIV test which is aimed to reduce perinatal transmission of HIV. Statistics on the epidemic; Terms of the plan; Implication of the plan.
- Factors affecting uptake of antenatal HIV testing in London: Results of a multicentre study. Gibb, Diana M.; MacDonagh, Sandra E.; Gupta, Ramyani; Tookey, Pat A.; Peckham, Catherine S.; Ades, A.E. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/24/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7127, p259
Presents a study which sought to measure the uptake of antenatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing, in addition to determining its relation to risk of HIV and to screening practices. Subjects used for the study; Methodology of study; Results obtained; Discussion of results.
- Review of uptake of interventions to reduce mother to child transmission of HIV by women... Lyall, E.G. Hermione; Stainsby, Christopher; Taylor, Graham P.; Ait-Khaled, Mounir; Bingham, Samantha; Evans, Jennifer A.; Wright, Anne; Weber, Jonathan N.; McClure, Myra O.; Walters, Sam; Tudor-Williams, Gareth // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/24/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7127, p268
Presents a study which examined the change in uptake of interventions to reduce transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from mothers to infants from January 1994 to July 1997 in central London, England. Review of mother-infant pairs presented for infant diagnosis of HIV infection;...
- Antenatal screening for syphilis. Nicoll, Angus; Moisley, Clare // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/14/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6939, p1253
Examines the importance of antenatal serological screening for the prevention of congenital syphilis in children. Prevalence of syphilis in pregnant women; Duration on the transmission of the disease from mother to child; Benefits of antenatal screening.
- Antenatal screening for syphilis. Clay, Jennifer C. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/12/89, Vol. 299 Issue 6696, p409
Focuses on the importance of antenatal screening for the prevention of syphilis in Great Britain. Demonstration of massive screening program on pregnant women; Prevalence of the disease in young people; Use of optimal treatment regimens to eradicate the treponemas in late pregnancy.
- Antenatal screening for syphilis. Welch, Jan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/12/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7173, p1605
Presents information on the antenatal screening measure for reducing vertical transmission of syphilis. Treatment for maternal syphilis; Incidence of syphilis in Great Britain; Usefulness of selective screening in identifying infected women.
- Decrease of human immunodeficiency virus prevalence in antenatal clinics in Abidjan, CÃ´te d'Ivoire, 1995â€“2002. Msellati, Philippe; Sakarovitch, Charlotte; Bequet, Laurence; Atta, Hubert; Alioum, Ahmadou; Viho, Ida; Timothée, Ouassa; Leroy, Valeriane; Welffens-Ekra, Christiane; Dabis, François // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Jan2006, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p57
Antenatal HIV seroprevalence surveys are important tools to understand the extent of the HIV epidemic in Africa. The main objective is to describe HIV prevalence trends from 1995â€“2002 in pregnant women consulting antenatal clinics in Abidjan, CÃ´te d'Ivoire. We proposed HIV test to...