Delays, interruptions, and losses from prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV services during antenatal care in Johannesburg, South Africa: a cohort analysis

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BACKGROUND Between 2010-2013, South Africa implemented WHO 'Option A' for prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), where all HIV-infected pregnant women (from 14 weeks gestation) received zidovudine (AZT) as ARV prophylaxis and initiated CD4 testing at their first antenatal care (ANC) visit. After returning for a second visit to collect CD4… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12879-015-0778-2

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@inproceedings{Schnippel2015DelaysIA, title={Delays, interruptions, and losses from prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV services during antenatal care in Johannesburg, South Africa: a cohort analysis}, author={Kathryn Schnippel and Constance Mongwenyana and Lawrence C. Long and Bruce A Larson}, booktitle={BMC infectious diseases}, year={2015} }