• Shorter treatment for minimal tuberculosis (TB) in children (SHINE) : a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial 

      Chabala, Chishala; Turkova, Anna; Thomason, Margaret J.; Wobudeya, Eric; Hissar, Syed; Mave, Vidya; Van Der Zalm, Marieke; Palmer, Megan; Kapasa, Monica; Bhavani, Perumal K.; Balaji, Sarath; Raichur, Priyanka A.; Demers, Anne-Marie; Hoddinott, Graeme; Owen-Powell, Ellen; Kinikar, Aarti; Musoke, Philippa; Mulenga, Veronica; Aarnoutse, Rob; McIlleron, Helen; Hesseling, Anneke; Crook, Angela M.; Cotton, Mark; Gibb, Diana M. (BioMed Central, 2018-04-19)
      Background: Tuberculosis (TB) in children is frequently paucibacillary and non-severe forms of pulmonary TB are common. Evidence for tuberculosis treatment in children is largely extrapolated from adult studies. Trials in ...
    • Attrition when providing antiretroviral treatment at CD4 counts >500cells/μL at three government clinics included in the HPTN 071 (PopART) trial in South Africa 

      Bock, Peter; Fatti, Geoffrey; Ford, Nathan; Jennings, Karen; Kruger, James; Gunst, Colette; Louis, Francoise; Grobbelaar, Nelis; Shanaube, Kwame; Floyd, Sian; Grimwood, Ashraf; Hayes, Richard; Ayles, Helen; Fidler, Sarah; Beyers, N. (Nulda) (Public Library of Science, 2018-04-19)
      Introduction: WHO recommends antiretroviral treatment (ART) for all HIV-positive individuals. This study evaluated the association between baseline CD4 count and attrition in a cohort of HIV positive adults initiating ART ...