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Keywords: Network scale-up method Hidden populations Network sampling HIV/AIDS disease surveillance Information flow a b s t r a c t Estimating the sizes of hard-to-count populations is a challenging and important problem that occurs frequently in social science, public health, and public policy. This problem is particularly pressing in HIV/AIDS research(More)
  • Ione Conceição Pinto, Meritxell Sabidó, Analice Barbosa Pereira, Maeve B. Mello, Andrea de Melo Xavier Shimizu, Bruna Lovizutto Protti +1 other
  • 2015
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the accuracy of the PIMA point-of-care CD4 analyzer (PIMA) under field conditions in comparison to the current CD4 count system (FACSCalibur), and to evaluate the operational suitability and acceptability of health professionals (HP) and HIV-patients in using the PIMA in health clinics in the Amazon Region. METHODS CD4 counts were(More)
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