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Impact and cost-effectiveness of point-of-care CD4 testing on the HIV epidemic in South Africa

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Rapid diagnostic tools have been shown to improve linkage of patients to care. In the context of infectious diseases, assessing the impact and cost-effectiveness of such tools at the population level, accounting for both direct and indirect effects, is key to informing adoption of these tools. Point-of-care (POC) CD4 testing has been shown to be highly effective in increasing the proportion of HIV positive patients who initiate ART. We assess the impact and cost-effectiveness of introducing P...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0158303

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Fraser, C
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HPTN 071
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Fraser, C
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HPTN 071
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
7
Publication date:
2016-07-01
Acceptance date:
2016-06-13
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ISSN:
1932-6203
Source identifiers:
675658
Language:
English
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2017-02-15

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