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HIV testing in pregnancy
  1. Nisha Mistry1,
  2. Lawrence Sereboe2,
  3. Pippa Oakeshott1
  1. 1 Population Health Sciences, St George's, University of London, London, UK
  2. 2 Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
  1. Correspondence to Nisha Mistry, St George's, University of London, Crammer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK; m1101380{at}

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In their community-based survey from Northern Malawi, Price et al 1 found that 90% of 395 women were tested for HIV during their pregnancy. In September 2013, for a medical student elective project, we conducted a cross-sectional questionnaire survey of antenatal HIV screening in consecutive women attending the maternity unit at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, …

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  • Contributors NM designed and conducted the study with help from PO. All authors approved the final version.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval The protocol, participant information leaflet and questionnaire were approved by Korle Bu teaching hospital as well by Professor Paul Booton FRCP FRCGP, one of the Student Selected Component course organisers at St George's.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.