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Evaluation of an Algorithm for the Diagnosis of Smear-Negative Tuberculosis in High HIV Prevalence Settings


Summary

In collaboration with South African colleagues, the overall goal of this project is a validation of clinical case definitions and assessment of treatment response in HIV-infected adults with smear-negative tuberculosis in the Kwazulu Natal Province of South Africa. This is setting with one of the highest HIV prevalence worldwide (~40%) and high incidence of tuberculosis (>300/100,000 population).

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  • Start Date: 
    12/01/2002
  • End Date: 
    06/30/2007

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