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Table 1 Search Strategy. Embase, Medline and HPSI search strategy

From: Male partner involvement in increasing the uptake of infant antiretroviral prophylaxis/treatment in sub Saharan Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Database: Ovid MEDLINE(R) without Revisions < 1996 to Week 4 March 2016>, Embase < 1996 to week 4 March 2016>, Health and Psychosocial Instruments < 1985 to Week 4 March 2016>
Search Strategy:
1 *HIV/ (31795)
2 *HIV infection/ (236817)
3 human immunodeficiency virus.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, de, md, sd, so] (349081)
4 human immuno-deficiency virus.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (344)
5 human immune-deficiency virus.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (1157)
6 human immunedeficiency virus.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (31)
7 (human immun* and deficiency virus).mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (856)
8 *AIDS/pc (7243)
9 acquired immune-deficiency syndrome.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (74090)
10 acquired immunedeficiency syndrome.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (20)
11 acquired immunedeficiency syndrome.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (20)
12 (acquired immune* and deficiency syndrome).mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (72961)
13 vertical transmission.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (15315)
14 vertical infectious disease transmission.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (8)
15 mother-to-child transmission.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (7237)
16 Parent-to-child transmission.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (207)
17 Maternal-to-child transmission.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (169)
18 maternal-fetal infection transmission.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (2)
19 MTCT.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (1607)
20 PMTCT.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (2168)
21 pPTCT.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (78)
22 male partner*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (6310)
23 spouse*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (39866)
24 husband*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (40999)
25 couple*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (441164)
26 fathers*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (28088)
27 men*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (1998719)
28 sexual partner*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (23948)
29 prevention*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (806126)
30 reduc*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (4524890)
31 educat*.mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (1172156)
32 (awareness or health promotion or safe sex or condom* or efficacy or efficiency or behav* or test* or notif* or contact tracing* or prophylaxis* or counsel*).mp. [mp = ti, ab, ot, nm, hw, kf, px, rx, ui, an, tn, dm, mf, dv, kw, ac, sh, de, md, ip, vo, pg, sd, jn, pb, yr., ar, bs, bt, cf., dp, ja, pa, so] (8218275)
33 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 6 or 7 or 8 or 9 or 10 or 11 or 12 (466339)
34 13 or 14 or 15 or 16 or 17 or 18 or 19 or 20 or 21 (21121)
35 22 or 23 or 25 or 26 or 27 or 28 (2473213)
36 29 or 30 or 31 or 32 (12143165)
37 33 and 34 and 35 and 36 (1335)
38 remove duplicates from 37 (1048)
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