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Evaluation of an empiric risk screening score to identify acute and early HIV-1 infection among MSM in Coastal Kenya.

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We evaluated the University of North CarolinaMalawi Risk Screening Score (UMRSS) for detection of acute and early HIV-1 infection (AEHI) in a cohort of Kenyan MSM with approximately 8% annual HIV-1 incidence. Three components of the UMRSS (fever, diarrhea, and discordant rapid HIV tests) were also independent predictors of AEHI in our cohort. The predictive ability (area under the receiver operating characteristic curve, AUC) of the UMRSS was 0.79. A cohort-derived risk score consisting of si...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1097/QAD.0b013e3283629095

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
AIDS Journal website
Volume:
27
Issue:
13
Pages:
1-4
Chapter number:
Table 1
Publication date:
2013-08-05
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EISSN:
1473-5571
ISSN:
1473-5571
URN:
uuid:4d1961bd-2953-4338-8770-e741125ff297
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411106
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pubs:411106

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