Quantiferon gold test for detecting TB infection in HIV/AIDS patients in South Africa

Location

Klerksdorp, South Africa

Dates

06/01/2013 - 05/01/2018

PI

Jonathan Golub, PhD, MPH

This is a cluster randomized trial comparing the time to known latent TB status among HIV infected patients receiving QGIT or TST for detection of latent TB.

Projects

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ACTG trial A5343

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Understanding the impact of combined TB and...

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Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB...

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