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  • High potential of escalating HIV transmission in a low prevalence setting in rural Tanzania 

    Yahya-Malima, Khadija I.; Matee, Mecky I.; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Fylkesnes, Knut (BioMed Central, 2007-06-09)
    Background: Previous surveillance among antenatal clinic (ANC) attendees within the remote rural Manyara and Singida regions in Tanzania identified an imminent but still, relatively low HIV epidemic. We conducted a ...
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  • HIV-1, HSV-2 and syphilis among pregnant women in a rural area of Tanzania: Prevalence and risk factors 

    Yahya-Malima, Khadija I.; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Matee, Mecky I.; Fylkesnes, Knut; Haarr, Lars (BioMed Central, 2008-06-02)
    Background: Evidence suggests that a substantial proportion of new HIV infections in African countries are associated with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). Thus, the magnitude of HSV-2 infection in an area may suggest ...
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  • The silent HIV epidemic among pregnant women within rural Northern Tanzania 

    Yahya-Malima, Khadija I.; Olsen, Bjørg E.; Matee, Mecky I.; Fylkesnes, Knut (BioMed Central, 2006-04-27)
    Background: Many national antenatal clinics (ANC) based HIV surveillance systems in sub-Saharan Africa have limited coverage of remote rural sites, a weakness that compromises adequate estimation, monitoring and development ...
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