Dora K. Luhanga

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BACKGROUND The benefit of routine HIV-1 viral load (VL) monitoring of patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) in resource-constrained settings is uncertain because of the high costs associated with the test and the limited treatment options. We designed a cluster randomized controlled trial to compare the use of routine VL testing at ART-initiation and at(More)
SETTING Three out-patient antenatal care (ANC) clinics in Lusaka, Zambia. OBJECTIVE To estimate tuberculosis (TB) prevalence in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected and symptomatic, non-HIV-infected pregnant women and explore the feasibility of routine TB screening in ANC settings. DESIGN Peer educators administered TB symptom questionnaires to(More)
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