Dual Elimination of Mother-to-child Transmission of HIV and Congenital Syphilis: Diagnostic Technology Landscape

Publications - Released in 2014

In the case of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of both HIV and syphilis, testing pregnant women is a critical intervention for prevention, care and treatment of both mother and child. There are a number of combined HIV/ syphilis (treponemal) tests emerging that could be effective tools in the dual elimination of MTCT of HIV and syphilis. This document reviews the current testing landscape for such diagnostic tools.


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