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Outcomes of prevention of mother to child transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus-1 in rural Kenya--a cohort study

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Success in prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) raises the prospect of eliminating pediatric HIV infection. To achieve global elimination, however, strategies are needed to strengthen PMTCT interventions. This study aimed to determine PMTCT outcomes and identify challenges facing its successful implementation in a rural setting in Kenya.A retrospective cohort design was used. Routine demographic and clinical data for infants and mothers enrolling for PMTCT care at a rural hospit...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12889-015-2355-4

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Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC public health More from this journal
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
1008
Publication date:
2015-10-03
Acceptance date:
2015-09-22
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EISSN:
1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
Language:
English
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pubs:570643
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uuid:90b6765a-d5ab-4079-91bd-2b3975c42d1a
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pubs:570643
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570643
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2016-05-03

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