Low rates of child testing for HIV persist in a high-risk area of East Africa.

@article{ODonnell2014LowRO,
  title={Low rates of child testing for HIV persist in a high-risk area of East Africa.},
  author={Karen J O'Donnell and Jia Cheng Yao and Jan Ostermann and Nathan Maclyn Thielman and E Rajendra Reddy and Rachel A. Whetten and Venance Philis Maro and Dafrosa K. Itemba and Brian Wells Pence and Dorothy Elizabeth Dow and Kathryn D Whetten},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={326-31}
}
Children in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) are the least touched by recent successes in the diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS globally. Early treatment is essential for a child's longer and higher quality of life; however, by 2011, only a small proportion of HIV-seropositive children in LMIC countries were receiving treatment, in part because of persisting low rates of diagnosis. This study of the prevalence and characteristics of children tested for HIV was embedded in the Coping… CONTINUE READING
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