Behnam Farhoudi

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1. Iranian Research Center for HIV/AIDS, Iranian Institute for Reduction of High-Risk Behaviors, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 2. Clinical Research Development Center, Amir-Almomenin Hospital, Tehran Medical Sciences Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran 3. Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health,(More)
BACKGROUND The human immune system can be impaired due to lack of adherence to treatment among HIV positive patients. This is reflected in lower levels of CD4 count and incomplete viral suppression leading to the disease's progression and increased risks of opportunistic infections. Little is known about adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART)(More)
AIM To evaluate the feasibility of the revised "Clinical Guideline for HIV and TB" in the Great Tehran Prison during October 2013 to June 2014. METHODS The guideline includes all aspects of HIV/TB diagnosis based on active case finding (ACF), treatment and care services. Before the implementation, a focus group discussion was conducted, and attended by(More)
BACKGROUND Quickness of diagnosis and getting results in prisons is lower than other settings. The present study aimed to assess the quickness of HIV and Tuberculosis diagnostic process in the Great Tehran Prison. MATERIALS AND METHODS The present study evaluated the quickness of HIV diagnostic testing (ELISA, Western Blot and CD4 count) in the Great(More)
Background: This is a cross sectional survey conducted on 6900 male prisoners in Great Tehran Prison from October 2013 to May . Methods: In order to positive prisoners in the prison’s quarantine and two housing units, we used active case (ACF) strategies by rapid screening test. In ACF, healthcare staff and trained prisoners asked inmates to answer relevant(More)
BACKGROUND This is a cross-sectional survey conducted on 6900 male prisoners in Great Tehran Prison from October 2013 to May 2014. METHODS In order to find HIV positive prisoners in the prison's quarantine and two housing units, we used HIV active case finding (ACF) strategy by rapid screening test. In ACF, healthcare staff and trained prisoners asked(More)
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