|Impact of Round-the-Clock, Rapid Oral Fluid HIV Testing of Women in Labor in Rural India|
AUTHOR: N.P. Pai, R. Barick, J.P. Tulsky, P.V. Shivkumar, D. Cohan, S. Kalantri, M. Pai, M.B. Klein, S. Chhabra
Testing pregnant women in labor for HIV and counseling them is a challenge, particularly where resources are limited. This article describes a research study on the feasibility and impact of introducing round-the-clock, rapid HIV testing and counseling in a busy labor ward in a rural teaching hospital in Sevagram, India.
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