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A matter of context – time to clinically validate 9-month infant HIV testing in South Africa(?)

Ahmad Haeri Mazanderani, Lee Fairlie, Caitlin Anna Madevu-Matson, Vivian Black, Gayle G Sherman

Abstract


Mazanderani comments on an article by Fairlie at al. (September 2015 SAMJ).

Authors' affiliations

Ahmad Haeri Mazanderani, Centre for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa; Department of Medical Virology, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Lee Fairlie, Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Caitlin Anna Madevu-Matson, Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; ICAP at Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA

Vivian Black, Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Gayle G Sherman, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; Centre for HIV and STI, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Keywords

Infant HIV testing; 9 months; South Africa

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2015;105(12):1000-1001. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2015.v105i12.10160

Article History

Date submitted: 2015-10-05
Date published: 2015-11-03

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