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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...
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c-reactive protein Culture intensified case finding PLHIV urine LAM Xpert
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Rapid urine-based screening for tuberculosis in HIV-positive patients admitted to hospital in Africa (STAMP trial)

Madhukar Pai - July 19, 2018
Today, Lancet published the results of the STAMP trial on urine LAM testing, along with a Commentary. Please see: https://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140-6736(18)31267-4.pdf h...
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tuberculosis urine LAM
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Urine Lipoarabinomannan for Tuberculosis Diagnosis: Evolution and Prospects

Madhukar Pai - April 9, 2018
Please see this perspective on urine LAM assay for TB, and its evolution/prospects. URL: http://clinchem.aaccjnls.org/content/early/2018/04/06/clinchem.2018.286625 Best Madhu Urine Lipoarabin...
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Clinical Diagnostics tuberculosis urine LAM Urine lipoarabinomannan
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New urine LAM detection approach

Madhukar Pai - Dec. 13, 2017
Please see this new paper in Science Trans Med which used a novel copper complex dye within a hydrogel nanocage that captures LAM with very high affinity, displacing interfering urine proteins. Th...
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tuberculosis urine LAM Urine lipoarabinomannan