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A retrospective study of Human Immunodeficiency Virus transmission, mortality and loss to follow-up among infants in the first 18 months of life in a prevention of mother-to-child transmission programme in an urban hospital in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Terusha Chetty12*, Stephen Knight2, Janet Giddy3, Tamaryn L Crankshaw3, Lisa M Butler45 and Marie-Louise Newell1

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1 Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa

2 Department of Public Health Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

3 McCord Hospital, Durban, South Africa

4 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

5 Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA

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BMC Pediatrics 2012, 12:146  doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-146

Published: 10 September 2012

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Table 3. Cox regression analysis of factors associated with LTFU of infants at McCord Hospital.

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