Overseas processing of dried blood spots for timely diagnosis of HIV in Haitian infants.


OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility of sending dried blood spots (DBS) to an overseas processing center for the diagnosis of HIV infection in infants in rural Haiti. METHODS The program took place in the Central Department of Haiti. Children under 18 months of age who were born to an HIV-infected mother or who had a positive HIV antibody test had blood… (More)


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