• Comparison of cross-sectional HIV incidence assay results from dried blood spots and plasma 

      Schlusser, Katherine E.; Pilcher, Christopher; Kallas, Esper G.; Santos, Breno R.; Deeks, Steven G.; Facente, Shelley; Keating, Sheila M.; Busch, Michael P.; Murphy, Gary; Welte, Alex; Quinn, Thomas; Eshleman, Susan H.; Laeyendecker, Oliver (Public Library of Science, 2017-02-23)
      Background: Assays have been developed for cross-sectional HIV incidence estimation using plasma samples. Large scale surveillance programs are planned using dried blood spot (DBS) specimens for incidence assessment. ...
    • High prevalence of self-reported undiagnosed HIV despite high coverage of HIV testing : a cross-sectional population based sero-survey in South Africa 

      Kranzer, Katharina; Van Schaik, Nienke; Karmue, Unice; Middelkoop, Keren; Sebastian, Elaine; Lawn, Stephen D.; Wood, Robiin; Bekker, Linda-Gail (Public Library of Science, 2011-09-28)
      Objectives To measure HIV prevalence and uptake of HIV counseling and testing (HCT) in a peri-urban South African community. To assess predictors for previous HIV testing and the association between the yield of previously ...
    • Recalibration of the limiting antigen avidity EIA to determine mean duration of recent infection in divergent HIV-1 subtypes 

      Duong, Yen T.; Kassanjee, Reshma; Welte, Alex; Morgan, Meade; De, Anindya; Dobbs, Trudy; Rottinghaus, Erin; Nkengasong, John; Kittinunvorakoon, Chonticha; Raengsakulrach, Boonyos; Martin, Michael; Choopanya, Kachit; Vanichseni, Suphak; Jiang, Yan; Qiu, Maofeng; Yu, Haiying; Hao, Yan; Shah, Neha; Le, Linh-Vi; Kim, Andrea A.; Nguyen, Tuan Anh; Ampofo, William; Parekh, Bharat S.; Curlin, Marcel E. (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      Background: Mean duration of recent infection (MDRI) and misclassification of long-term HIV-1 infections, as proportion false recent (PFR), are critical parameters for laboratory-based assays for estimating HIV-1 ...