Aliyu MH, Blevins M, Megazzini KM, Audet CM, Dunlap J, Sodangi IS, Gebi UI, Shepherd BE, Wester CW, Vermund SH. Correlates of suboptimal entry into early infant diagnosis in rural north central Nigeria. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999). 2014 Sep 1;67(67). e19-26. PMID: 24853310 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4134378 NIHMSID: NIHMS608315.
Despite an estimated 59,000 incident pediatric HIV infections in 2012 in Nigeria, rates of early infant diagnosis (EID) of HIV service uptake remain low. We evaluated maternal factors independently associated with EID uptake in rural North Central Nigeria.