Evaluation of a 4th generation rapid HIV test for earlier and reliable detection of HIV infection in pregnancy.

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BACKGROUND Currently used 3rd generation rapid HIV-tests in resource-limited settings do not detect acute HIV-infections (AHI). They are known to detect HIV-infections after or late in the "window period". Detecting incident-HIV infections early in pregnancy increases opportunities for initiating antiretroviral prophylaxis to prevent mother-to-child… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcv.2012.02.021

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@article{Chetty2012EvaluationOA, title={Evaluation of a 4th generation rapid HIV test for earlier and reliable detection of HIV infection in pregnancy.}, author={V. K. Chetty and Dhayendre Moodley and Anil A Chuturgoon}, journal={Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology}, year={2012}, volume={54 2}, pages={180-4} }