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Research Article

High Prevalence of Self-Reported Undiagnosed HIV despite High Coverage of HIV Testing: A Cross-Sectional Population Based Sero-Survey in South Africa

  • Katharina Kranzer mail,

    katharina.kranzer@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Department of Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Nienke van Schaik,

    Affiliation: The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Unice Karmue,

    Affiliation: Northeastern University in Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Keren Middelkoop,

    Affiliation: The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Elaine Sebastian,

    Affiliation: The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Stephen D. Lawn,

    Affiliations: Department of Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Robin Wood,

    Affiliations: The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, South African Centre for Epidemiological Modeling and Analysis, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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  • Linda-Gail Bekker

    Affiliation: The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Published: September 28, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0025244

About the Authors

Katharina Kranzer, Stephen D. Lawn
Department of Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Katharina Kranzer, Nienke van Schaik, Keren Middelkoop, Elaine Sebastian, Stephen D. Lawn, Robin Wood, Linda-Gail Bekker
The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Unice Karmue
Northeastern University in Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Robin Wood
South African Centre for Epidemiological Modeling and Analysis, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Corresponding Author

Email: katharina.kranzer@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KK NS KM SDL RW L-GB. Performed the experiments: KK UK ES. Analyzed the data: KK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KK RW L-GB KM. Wrote the paper: KK NS UK ES SDL KM RW L-GB. Responsible for research infrastructure: L-GB RW.