Lawrence Lubyayi

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Rapid HIV tests are a crucial component of HIV diagnosis in resource limited settings. In Uganda, the Ministry of Health allows both serial and parallel HIV rapid testing using Determine, Stat-Pak and Uni-Gold. In serial testing, a non-reactive result on Determine ends testing. The performance of serial and parallel algorithms with Determine and Stat-Pak(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the accuracy of PIMA Point-of-Care (POC) CD4 testing in rural Rakai, Uganda. METHODS 903 HIV positive persons attending field clinics provided a venous blood sample assessed on site using PIMA analyzers per manufacturer's specifications. The venous samples were then run on FACSCalibur flow cytometry at a central facility. The(More)
Submit Manuscript | Biom Biostat Int J 2015, 2(2): 00025 Abbreviations: ART: Anti retroviral therapy; HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus; AIDS: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; MARPs: Most at Risk Persons; NRTI: Transcriptase Inhibitor; AZT: Zidovudine; d4T: Stavudine; TDF: Tenofovir; NNRTI: Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase(More)
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