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Option B+ for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in resource-constrained settings: great promise but some early caution

Shaffer, Nathana; Abrams, Elaine J.b; Becquet, Renaudc,d

doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000144
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aWorld Health Organization, Department of HIV/AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland

bICAP, Mailman School of Public Health and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA

cINSERM, Centre INSERM U897 ‘Epidémiologie et Biostatistique’

dUniversité Bordeaux Segalen, Institut de Santé Publique Epidémiologie Développement (ISPED), Bordeaux, France.

Correspondence to Renaud Becquet, MPH, PhD, INSERM Unité 897, Institut de Santé Publique Epidémiologie Développement (ISPED), Université Bordeaux Segalen, 146 rue Léo Saignat, 33076 Bordeaux, France. E-mail:

Received 1 November, 2013

Revised 8 November, 2013

Accepted 8 November, 2013

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