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Antenatal testing reduces vertical transmission of HIV

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7274.1430/a (Published 09 December 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1430
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    A new report from the UK Department of Health shows that increased antenatal HIV testing is contributing to a decrease in vertical transmission of HIV in recent years.

    The rate of detection of maternal HIV infection in inner London antenatal clinics has improved. In 1999, 76% of pregnant women with the infection in inner London had had it …

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