Posts tagged ‘Coinfection’

Impact of a Mobile HIV/TB Service on Pre-ART Retention in Care among Migrant Farm Workers in Musina, South Africa (TUPE719)

Migrant farm workers have increased vulnerability to HIV. Many are reluctant to access healthcare for fear of revealing their work status to authorities and risking deportation. At the end of…

Prevalence and Incidence of HPV-infection, Cervical Abnormalities & Cancer in a Cohort of HIV-infected Women in Mumbai, India: 12-months Follow-up (WEPE081)

HIV-infected women are at a higher risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) and cervical cancer than women in the general population, partly due to a high prevalence of persistent human…

Implementing Xpert MTB/RIF in rural Zimbabwe: Impact on diagnosis of smear-negative TB and time-to-initiation of TB treatment in smear-negative patients co-infected with HIV (THAB01)

Xpert® MTB/RIF is a new molecular diagnostic tool, developed to increase detection and shorten time to diagnosis of sputum-smear-negative (SSN) tuberculosis (TB). In April 2011, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in…