Will increasing viral load testing reduce HIV transmission through breast milk in low- and middle-income countries?

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Following general viral load testing guidelines for adults may lead to just under a third of pregnant women with HIV knowing their viral load. In an analysis piece for the BMJ, Professor Ameena Goga and colleagues from the South African Medical Research Council argue that frequent testing of maternal viral load is needed to prevent HIV transmission through breast milk.

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