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Optimizing mycobacterial culture in smear- negative, human immunodeficiency virus- infected tuberculosis cases
(Public Library of Science, 2015)
Introduction: Tuberculosis (TB) is a significant public health problem and the diagnosis in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)—infected individuals is challenging. The use of mycobacterial culture remains an important ...
The last and first frontier : emerging challenges for HIV treatment and prevention in the first week of life with emphasis on premature and low birth weight infants
(International AIDS Society, 2015-12-02)
Abstract Introduction: There is new emphasis on identifying and treating HIV in the first days of life and also an appreciation that low birth weight (LBW) and preterm delivery (PTD) frequently accompany HIV-related ...
Precision of the Kalon Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 IgG ELISA : an international inter-laboratory assessment
(BioMed Central, 2015-09-30)
Background: The commercial Kalon HSV-2 IgG ELISA is currently recommended for research use in sub-Saharan Africa because of its superior accuracy compared to other serologic assays. However, there are no data on key precision ...
HIV-1 RNA testing of pooled dried blood spots is feasible to diagnose acute HIV infection in resource limited settings
(Medpharm Publications, 2018)
Objectives: Rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibody tests, routinely used for diagnosis in adults and older children in resource-limited settings (RLS), do not detect early HIV infections prior to seroconversion ...
HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy initiation at birth : views from a primary care setting in Khayelitsha
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015-04-28)
No abstract available.