Affiliation: University of KwaZulu-Natal
Country: South Africa
- High HIV incidence during pregnancy: compelling reason for repeat HIV testingDhayendre Moodley
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of KwaZulu Natal, Congella, South Africa
AIDS 23:1255-9. 2009..To determine the incidence of HIV during pregnancy as defined by seroconversion using a repeat HIV rapid testing strategy during late pregnancy...
- Incident HIV infection in pregnant and lactating women and its effect on mother-to-child transmission in South AfricaDhayendre Moodley
Women s Health and HIV Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
J Infect Dis 203:1231-4. 2011..To ensure optimal prevention of MTCT, all women who seroconvert during pregnancy or lactation should be considered for ART for the purpose of prevention of MTCT, and women with CD4+ <350 should continue to receive ART...
- A bird's eye view of PMTCT coverage at two regional hospitals and their referral clinics in a resource-limited settingDhayendre Moodley
Womens Health and HIV Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban
S Afr Med J 101:122-5. 2011..While countries strengthen their health information systems, local health managers require alternative strategies to monitor their prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programmes to improve coverage and service delivery...
- Pregnant women's access to PMTCT and ART services in South Africa and implications for universal antiretroviral treatmentAkthar Hussain
Department of Family Medicine, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
PLoS ONE 6:e27907. 2011..We describe pregnant womens' access to PMTCT and HAART services and associated birth outcomes in South Africa...
- Evaluation of a 4th generation rapid HIV test for earlier and reliable detection of HIV infection in pregnancyVani Chetty
Womens Health and HIV Research Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
J Clin Virol 54:180-4. 2012..Detecting incident-HIV infections early in pregnancy increases opportunities for initiating antiretroviral prophylaxis to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV...
- A multicenter randomized controlled trial of nevirapine versus a combination of zidovudine and lamivudine to reduce intrapartum and early postpartum mother-to-child transmission of human immunodeficiency virus type 1Dhayendre Moodley
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Child Health, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of Natal, KwaZulu Natal, Congella 4013, South Africa
J Infect Dis 187:725-35. 2003..3%; Zdv/3TC group, 26.3%) and respiratory for infants (Nvp group, 16.1%; Zdv/3TC group, 17.0%). This study further confirms the efficacy and safety of short-course ARV regimens in reducing MTCT rates in developing countries...