Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women: A Priority Population for HIV Viral Load Monitoring

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PLOS One, 2017.

Although the importance of routine viral load (VL) monitoring for HIV-infected individuals on ART is widely recognized, there has been minimal attention to VL monitoring in pregnancy and the postpartum period. This article highlights key considerations for VL monitoring in pregnant and breastfeeding women in the context of expanding access to VL monitoring.