A cluster-randomized trial of enhanced labor ward-based PMTCT services to increase nevirapine coverage in Lusaka, Zambia

@article{Megazzini2010ACT,
  title={A cluster-randomized trial of enhanced labor ward-based PMTCT services to increase nevirapine coverage in Lusaka, Zambia},
  author={Karen M Megazzini and Moses M Sinkala and Sten H Vermund and David T. Redden and Daniel W Krebs and Edward P. Acosta and Joyce Mwanza and Robert L Goldenberg and Namwinga T Chintu and Marc Bulterys and Jeffrey S. A. Stringer},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2010},
  volume={24},
  pages={447–455}
}
Objective:Determine whether enhanced labor ward-based services for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) would improve nevirapine (NVP) coverage. Design:Cluster-randomized trial at 12 public-sector delivery centers in Lusaka, Zambia. Methods:Following a baseline surveillance period, 12 labor wards were randomized, six to offer opt-in HIV testing to women of unknown serostatus (with NVP administration as indicated) and to assess NVP adherence among known HIV-infected women… 
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