Testing children of HIV-positive parents: a multidisciplinary approach.

@article{Baugh2014TestingCO,
  title={Testing children of HIV-positive parents: a multidisciplinary approach.},
  author={Amy Baugh and Manjula Pammi and Sonia Butler and Lucy Cliffe and Imytaz Ahmed and Alan Robert Smyth},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2014},
  volume={99 8},
  pages={
          789-90
        }
}
The document ‘Don't Forget the Children’ (2009) outlined that all adult HIV services should have pathways in place to ensure children of HIV positive parents are tested for HIV.1 Children born outside the UK could miss interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV and subsequent testing.2 Previous audits have highlighted reasons parents are reluctant to test their children including the child appearing well, fear of disclosure and stigma.3 ,4 Our genitourinary medicine (GUM… CONTINUE READING

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