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HIV testing in pregnancy

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 06 November 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1275
  1. Douglas Carnall (
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    Routine tests for HIV infection are an emotive topic, but in this week's BMJ a paper suggests that routine screening would be cost effective. Implicit within the analysis is the assumption that the counselling given before screening would be brief. One way in which the web might help keep counselling brief would be to enable the dissemination of appropriately …

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