High HIV prevalence among children presenting for general consultation in rural Cameroon.

@article{Zoufaly2014HighHP,
  title={High HIV prevalence among children presenting for general consultation in rural Cameroon.},
  author={Alexander Zoufaly and Raffaela Hammerl and Frida Sunjoh and Johannes Jochum and Nilofar Nassimi and Charles N. Awasom and Gladys Tayong and Ferd Sauter and Stefan Schmiedel and Jan van Lunzen and Gerd Dieter Burchard and Torsten Feldt},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={742-4}
}
Data on the HIV-prevalence children presenting to health care facilities in sub-Saharan Africa are scant in general, and the debate about opportunities for paediatric HIV screening is ongoing. Nine hundred and eighty-one children with unknown HIV-status presenting to a large general paediatric outpatient department in rural Cameroon were tested using the Determine HIV-1/2 rapid test (Abbott), and positive results were confirmed with the Hexagon HIV rapid test (Human Diagnostics). In children… CONTINUE READING
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