Early infant diagnosis of HIV in three regions in Tanzania; successes and challenges. NA

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Mercy G. Chiduo, Bruno M. Mmbando, Zarah P. Theilgaard, Ib Christian Bygbjerg, Jan Gerstoft, Martha M. Lemnge, Terese Katzenstein

The study showed an increase in testing of HIV exposed infants within the three years, there is large variations of HIV prevalence among the regions. Challenges like; sample turnaround time and LTFU must be overcome before this can translate into the intended goal of early initiation of lifelong lifesaving antiretroviral therapy for the infants.
Original languageEnglish
Article number910
JournalB M C Public Health
Volume13
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages8
ISSN1471-2458
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Oct 2013

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