Repeat HIV testing during pregnancy and delivery: missed opportunities in a rural district hospital in Zambia.

@article{Heemelaar2015RepeatHT,
  title={Repeat HIV testing during pregnancy and delivery: missed opportunities in a rural district hospital in Zambia.},
  author={Steffie Heemelaar and Nicole Habets and Ziche Makukula and Jos J M van Roosmalen and Thomas van den Akker},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2015},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={277-83}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess coverage of repeat HIV testing among women who delivered in a Zambian hospital. HIV testing of pregnant women and repeat testing every 3 months during pregnancy and breastfeeding is the recommended policy in areas of high HIV prevalence. METHODS A prospective implementation study in a second-level hospital in rural Zambia. Included were all pregnant women who delivered in hospital during May and June 2012. Data regarding antenatal visits and HIV testing were collected by… CONTINUE READING

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