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Sensitivity and specificity of HIV rapid tests used for research and voluntary counselling and testing.

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BACKGROUND: HIV rapid tests (RT) are a quick and non-technically demanding means to perform HIV voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) but understanding their limitations is vital to delivering quality VCT. OBJECTIVE: To determine the sensitivity and specificity of HIV rapid tests used for research and voluntary counselling and testing at four sites in East Africa. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. SETTING: Masaka District, Uganda; a sugar plantation in Kakira, Uganda; Coastal Villages in the K...

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Journal:
East African medical journal
Volume:
85
Issue:
10
Pages:
500-504
Publication date:
2008-10-05
ISSN:
0012-835X
URN:
uuid:38abd488-28b2-4663-bee2-a09387c7a616
Source identifiers:
80516
Local pid:
pubs:80516

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