Hossain Jabbari, Maryam Foroughi, Fatemeh Tanekar, SeyedAhmad SeyedAlinaghi, Mehrnaz Rasoulinejad, Mahboube Hajiabdolbaghi, Abbas Sedaghat, Maryam Sargolzaei, Pegah Valiollahi, Minoo Mohraz, Will McFarland
In a cross-sectional study conducted from November 2008 to January 2009, 433 pregnant women attending three antenatal clinics in Tehran for obstetric consultation were counseled and tested anonymously for HIV using rapid diagnostic testing. Two women (0.5%) were found to be HIV infected. Upon the results emerged from this study, we don’t recommend HIV screening on each pregnant woman in this area. HIV testing is recommended only for those with risk factors.
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