TITLE

Implementing services for Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) of HIV: a comparative descriptive analysis of national programs in four countries

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p553
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study examining when and where HIV-exposed infants and children are being diagnosed, and whether the Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) service is being maximally utilized to improve health outcomes for HIV-exposed children in four countries across Africa and Asia. The study found that a large proportion of PCR- positive infants are initiated on treatment while EID testing has expanded dramatically.
ACCESSION #
65249286

 

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