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[ARCHIVED] HIV Prevention

Challenges of implementing viral load testing in resource poor settings

Pamela Marks - Nov. 26, 2012
A recent article from MSF Access has highlighted the challegnes of implementing viral load testing in resource poor settings. We all know the benefits of viral load testing and that for diagnosing tr...
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cost-effectiveness Scaling up & managing at scale treatment failure viral load
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Pharmacy refill adherence compared with CD4 count changes for monitoring

Pharmacy refill adherence compared with CD4 count changes for monitoring Bangsberg, MD, MPH David untitled 1 Title: Pharmacy Refill Adherence Compared with CD4 Count Cha...
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Clinical Guidelines monitoring Monitoring & Measurement pharmacy refil Publications & Research treatment failure viral load
HIV Treatment & Prevention

To count lost to-follow-up (LTFU) as part of adherence denominator?

Ziad Khatib - Aug. 21, 2008
Hi! We know already that LTFU is a problem, and adherence level has been reported to be high. My question should we count LTFU as part of "patients failing treatment" under the umbrella of 'intent ...
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Adherence intent to treat intent to treat analysis lost-to-follow-up LTFU Monitoring & Measurement Supply Chain treatment failure
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

To count lost to-follow-up (LTFU) as part of adherence denominator?

Ziad Khatib - Aug. 21, 2008
Hi! We know already that LTFU is a problem, and adherence level has been reported to be high. My question should we count LTFU as part of "patients failing treatment" under the umbrella of 'intent ...
Keywords:
Adherence intent to treat intent to treat analysis lost-to-follow-up LTFU Monitoring & Measurement Supply Chain treatment failure