HIV partner notification is effective and feasible in sub-Saharan Africa: opportunities for HIV treatment and prevention.

@article{Brown2011HIVPN,
  title={HIV partner notification is effective and feasible in sub-Saharan Africa: opportunities for HIV treatment and prevention.},
  author={Lillian B. Brown and William C. Miller and Gift Kamanga and Naomi Nyirenda and Pearson Mmodzi and Audrey E Pettifor and Rosalie C. Dominik and Jay S Kaufman and Clement Mapanje and Francis E A Martinson and Myron S. Cohen and Irving F. Hoffman},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2011},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={437-42}
}
BACKGROUND Sexual partners of persons with newly diagnosed HIV infection require HIV counseling, testing and, if necessary, evaluation for therapy. However, many African countries do not have a standardized protocol for partner notification, and the effectiveness of partner notification has not been evaluated in developing countries . METHODS Individuals with newly diagnosed HIV infection presenting to sexually transmitted infection clinics in Lilongwe, Malawi, were randomized to 1 of 3… CONTINUE READING
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