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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012, Article ID 146348, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/146348
Research Article

Reproductive Counseling by Clinic Healthcare Workers in Durban, South Africa: Perspectives from HIV-Infected Men and Women Reporting Serodiscordant Partners

1Division of Infectious Disease and Center for Global Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
2Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
3Division of Infectious Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02115, USA
4McCord Hospital, PMTCT Programme, Durban 4001, South Africa
5Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 5K3
6Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
7Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
8Maternal, Adolescent, Child Health Division, University of the Witwatersrand, Durban 4110, South Africa

Received 30 January 2012; Accepted 15 June 2012

Academic Editor: Jean R. Anderson

Copyright © 2012 L. T. Matthews et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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