Paediatric HIV infection in a rural Zululand hospital

David Wilkinson*, Laura C. Habgood, Melania Scrace

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The NatallKwaZulu region has the highest
seroprevalence of HIV infection in South Africa.' As part of
local efforts to monitor the epidemic we are measuring HIV
seroprevalence in various groupS.2 Since 15% of all patients
who have tested HIV-positive in this hospital over the last
5 years were young children (unpublished data), we are
monitoring rates of infection in children admitted to the
paediatric ward.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)234-236
Number of pages3
JournalSouth African Medical Journal
Volume84
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1994

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