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Global Health Diagnostics

Yield and efficiency of novel ICF algorithms for PLHIV - just accepted/e-published at AJRCCM

Christina Yoon - Sept. 9, 2018
Hi all, I wanted to share our recently accepted manuscript describing the yield and efficiency of 6 ICF algorithms: symptom- or C-reactive protein (CRP)-based TB screening, combined with confirmator...
Keywords:
c-reactive protein Culture intensified case finding PLHIV urine LAM Xpert
Global Health Diagnostics

Rapid CRP as screening test for TB in PLHIV

Madhukar Pai - Sept. 3, 2017
Please see these two new papers on the potential of rapid C-reactive protein (CRP) to screen individuals for active TB among people with HIV. One is a meta-analysis, while the other is a primary study...
Keywords:
c-reactive protein CRP PLHIV tuberculosis