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Comparison of cross-sectional HIV incidence assay results from dried blood spots and plasma
(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. ...
Recalibration of the limiting antigen avidity EIA to determine mean duration of recent infection in divergent HIV-1 subtypes
(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 ...
High prevalence of self-reported undiagnosed HIV despite high coverage of HIV testing : a cross-sectional population based sero-survey in South Africa
(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 ...