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View the documentVOLUNTARY COUNSELING AND TESTING (VCT)
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VOLUNTARY COUNSELING AND TESTING (VCT)

Organization, Cost and Cost-Effectiveness

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Acceptability

Cartoux, M, N Meda, P Van de Perre, M L Newell, I de Vincenzi, F Dabis, and the Ghent International Working Group on Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV. 1998. Acceptability of voluntary HIV testing by pregnant women in developing countries: an international survey. AIDS 1998, 12:2489-2493.

Cartoux, M, P Msellati, N Meda, C Welffens-Ekra, L Mandelbrot, V Leroy, P Van de Perre and F Dabis for the DITRAME Study Group (ANRS 049 Clinical Trial). 1998. Attitude of pregnant women towards HIV testing in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire and Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. AIDS 1998, 12:2337-2344.

Carusi, D, LA Learman, SF Posner. 1998. HIV Test Refusal in Pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol 1998; 91:540-545.

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Killewo, JZ, G Kwesigabo, C Comoro, J Lugalla, FS Mhalu, G Biberfeld, S Wall, A Sandstrom. 1998. Acceptability of voluntary HIV testing with counselling in a rural village in Kagera, Tanzania. AIDS Care 1998 Aug; 10(4):431-9.

Ladner, J, V Leroy, P Msellati, M Nyiraziraje, A De Clercq, P Van de Perre and F Dabis for the Pregnancy and HIV Study Group (EGE). 1996. A cohort study of factors associated with failure to return for HIV post-test counselling in pregnant women: Kigali, Rwanda, 1992-93. AIDS 1996, 10:69-75.

Ramon, R, G La Ruche, F Sylla-Koko, A Boka-Yao, D Bonard, IM Coulibaly, C Welffens-Ekra, F Dabis. 1998. HIV counseling and testing: behavior and practices of women of childbearing age in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol 1998 Apr 15;17(5)470-6.

Estimating horizontal transmission benefits

Allen S, Tice J, Van de Perre P, Serufilira A, HUD’s E, Nsengumuremyi F, et al. Effect of serotesting with counselling on condom use and seroconversion among HIV discordant couples in Africa. BMJ 1992; 304(6842):1605-9.

Allen, S, A Serufilira, J Bogaerts, P Van de Perre, F Nsengumuremyi, C Lindan, M Carael, W Wolf, T Coates, S Hulley. 1992. Confidential HIV testing and condom promotion in Africa. Impact on HIV and gonorrhea rates. JAMA 1992 Dec 16; 268(23):3338-43.

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Heyward, WL, VL Batter, M Malulu, N Mbuyi, L Mbu, ME St Louis, M Kamenga, RW Ryder. 1993. Impact of HIV counseling and testing among child-bearing women in Kinshasa, Zaire. AIDS 1993 Dec; 7(12):1633-7.

Higgins, DL, C Galavotti, KR O’Reilly, DJ Schnell, M Moore, DL Rugg, R Johnson. 1991. Evidence for the Effects of HIV Antibody Counseling and Testing on Risk Behaviors. JAMA; 266(17):2419-2429.

Kamenga M, Ryder RW, Jingo M, Mbuyi N, Mbu L, Behets M. et al. Evidence of marked sexual behavior change associated with low HIV-1 seroconversion in 149 married couples with discordant HIV-1 serostatus: experience at an HIV counselling center in Zaire. AIDS 1991; 5(1): 61-7.

Pickering, H, M Quigley, J Pepin, J Todd, A Wilkins. 1993. The effects of post-test counselling on condom use among prostitutes in The Gambia. AIDS 1993; 7(2):271-3.

Sweat M, Sangiwa G, Balmer D. HIV counseling and testing in Tanzania and Kenya is cost-effective: results from the voluntary HIV counseling and testing study. Int Conf AIDS. 1998: 12:648 (abstract no. 580/33277).

Temmerman, M, S Moses, D Kiragu, S Fusallah, IA Wamola, P Piot. 1990. Impact of single session post-partum counselling of HIV infected women on their subsequent reproductive behaviour. AIDS Care 1990; 2(3):247-52.

Wolitski, RJ, RJ MacGowan, DL Higgins, and CM Jorgensen. 1997. The Effects of HIV Counseling and Testing on Risk-Related Practices and Help-Seeking Behavior. AIDS Educ and Prev 1997; 9 (suppl B):52-67.