Carlucci JG, Liu Y, Friedman H, Pelayo BE, Robelin K, Sheldon EK, Clouse K, Vermund SH. Attrition of HIV-exposed infants from early infant diagnosis services in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the International AIDS Society. 2018 Nov;21(21). e25209. PMID: 30649834 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC6287094
Identification and retention of HIV-exposed infants in early infant diagnosis (EID) services helps to ensure optimal health outcomes. This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the magnitude of attrition from EID services in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).