Prevalence, incidence, and mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in rural South Africa.

@article{Rollins2002PrevalenceIA,
  title={Prevalence, incidence, and mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in rural South Africa.},
  author={N C Rollins and Martin John Dedicoat and Siva Danaviah and Taryn Page and Karen Bishop and I. Kleinschmidt and Hoosen Mahomed Coovadia and S. Cassol},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2002},
  volume={360 9330},
  pages={389}
}
Simple, robust approaches are needed to monitor prevalence, incidence, and mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1 in rural Africa. We have designed a method that uses antibody and viral RNA testing of dried blood spots obtained from mother-infant pairs attending routine immunisation clinics. In our study, prevalence and incidence of HIV-1 was highest in… CONTINUE READING