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Point-of-care HIV viral load testing combined with task shifting to improve treatment outcomes (STREAM): findings from an open-label, non-inferiority, randomised controlled trial

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Background: Monitoring HIV treatment with laboratory testing introduces delays for providing appropriate care in resource-limited settings. The aim of our study was to determine whether point-of-care HIV viral load testing with task shifting changed treatment and care outcomes for adults on antiretroviral therapy (ART) when compared with standard laboratory viral load testing.

Methods: We did an open-label, non-inferiority, randomised controlled tr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s2352-3018(19)30402-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Sub department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6072-1430
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Lancet HIV More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
4
Pages:
e229-e237
Publication date:
2020-02-24
Acceptance date:
2019-11-15
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EISSN:
2352-3018
ISSN:
2405-4704
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1088819
Local pid:
pubs:1088819
Deposit date:
2020-02-25

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