# Table 3 pMTCT outcome measures

Study measure

Numerator/Denominator

1. Uptake of HIV counseling and testing

$\frac{#\mathrm{women}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{counseled}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{and}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{tested}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{for}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{HIV}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{in}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{their}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{first}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{ANC}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{visit}}{#\mathrm{first}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{ANC}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{visits}}$

2. Use of appropriate ARVs in pregnancy for prophylaxis or initiation of cART

$\frac{#\mathrm{HIV}‒\mathrm{infected}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{pregnant}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{women}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{starting}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{AZT}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{prophylaxis}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{or}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{cART}}{#\mathrm{women}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{testing}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{HIV}‒\mathrm{positive}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{in}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{ANC}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}3\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{months}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{previously}}$

3. Infant HIV determination

$\frac{#\mathrm{infants}<6\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{weeks}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{of}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{age}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{receiving}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{a}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{PCR}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{test}}{#\mathrm{women}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{testing}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{HIV}‒\mathrm{positive}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{in}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{ANC}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}5\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{months}\phantom{\rule{0.25em}{0ex}}\mathrm{previously}}$

1. ANC: Antenatal care; ARV: Antiretroviral; AZT: Azidothymidine; cART: combination antiretroviral therapy; HIV: Human immunodeficiency virus; PCR: Polymerase chain reaction.