An Experiment that May Resolve Many Disputes Over HIV Transmission
Asian Journal of Research in Infectious Diseases,
The present paper proposes an experiment that may resolve many controversial issues regarding HIV transmission and prevention: Compare HIV prevalence between mothers of HIV positive and HIV negative women ages 15-19 who attended antenatal clinics in SSA. For example, HIV prevention guidelines contradict each other over whether or not exposure of oral mucosa to HIV contaminated blood is a risk for transmission. The proposed experiment could result in a direct data that allow us know the flaw in our current prevention strategy, and offer insights into why our prevention of HIV has failed.
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