• Understanding low sensitivity of community-based HIV rapid testing : experiences from the HPTN 071 (PopART) trial in Zambia and South Africa 

      Bock, Peter; Phiri, Comfort; Piwowar-Manning, Estelle; Kosloff, Barry; Mandla, Nomtha; Young, Alicia; James, Anelet; Schaap, A. b.; Scheepers, Michelle; Donnell, Deborah; Griffith, Sam; El-Sadr, Wafaa; Shanaube, Kwame; Beyers, Nulda; Hayes, Richard; Fidler, Sarah; Ayles, Helen (Wiley Open Access, 2017-08-27)
      Introduction: Population-wide HIV testing services (HTS) must be delivered in order to achieve universal antiretroviral treatment (ART) coverage. To accurately deliver HTS at such scale, non-facility-based HIV point-of-care ...
    • Vitamin D levels in Indian children with intrathoracic tuberculosis 

      Khandelwal, Deepchand; Gupta, Nandita; Mukherjee, Aparna; Lodha, Rakesh; Singh, Varinder; Grewal, Harleen M. S.; Bhatnagar, Shinjini; Singh, Sarman; Kabra, S. K.; Delhi Pediatric TB study group; Hesseling, A. C. (Medknow, 2014-10)
      Background & objectives: Deficiency of vitamin D, an immunomodulator agent, is associated with increased susceptibility to tuberculosis in adults, but only limited studies are available in the paediatric age group, especially ...
    • Where are we in the battle of ending tuberculosis in children and adolescents in South Africa? 

      Du Preez, K.; Seddon, J. A.; Schaaf, H. Simon; Hesseling, A. C. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2020)
      Ambitious targets to end tuberculosis (TB) were set at the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting (UNHLM) on TB in September 2018, with children and adolescents specifically noted as key populations deserving ...