Uptake of antenatal screening for HIV infection can be high outside London too

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7322.1188b (Published 17 November 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:1188
  1. Gillian Dean, HIV/genitourinary medicine consultant (gillian.dean@brighton-healthcare.nhs.uk),
  2. Martin Fisher, HIV genitourinary medicine consultant,
  3. Melanie Ottewill, antenatal coordinator
  1. Claude Nicol Centre/Lawson Unit, Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton Healthcare Trust, Brighton BN2 5BE

    EDITOR—Cliffe et al point out that if the national target of an 80% reduction in vertical transmission of HIV is to be reached by December 2002 then rates of antenatal diagnosis of HIV infection must improve outside London.1

    Results from an unlinked anonymous survey of salivary dried blood spots suggest that …

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