n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - Revised guidelines for diagnosis of perinatal HIV-1 infection in South Africa
|Article Title||Revised guidelines for diagnosis of perinatal HIV-1 infection in South Africa|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine|
|Author||W. Stevens, G. Sherman, M. Cotton, L. Gerntholtz and L. Webber|
|Publication Date||Mar 2006|
|Pages||24 - 28|
These guidelines for best practice under both ideal and resource-constrained conditions are intended to provide guidance for health care professionals regarding the laboratory diagnosis of HIV-1-infected infants and young children. Resources, circumstances and decisions will differ across the wide range of clinical settings occurring in southern Africa and other developing countries. These serve as an update of guidelines published in this journal in 2001.1
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