A Microchip CD4 Counting Method for HIV Monitoring in Resource-Poor Settings

@article{Rodriguez2005AMC,
  title={A Microchip CD4 Counting Method for HIV Monitoring in Resource-Poor Settings},
  author={William R. Rodriguez and Nicolaos Christodoulides and Pierre N. Floriano and Susan W. Graham and Sanghamitra Mohanty and Meredith C. Dixon and Mina Hsiang and T. P. Dayana Peter and Shabnam Zavahir and Ibou Thior and Dwight K. Romanovicz and Bruce Bernard and Adrian P. Goodey and Bruce D. Walker and John T. McDevitt},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={426 - 431}
}
BACKGROUND More than 35 million people in developing countries are living with HIV infection. An enormous global effort is now underway to bring antiretroviral treatment to at least 3 million of those infected. While drug prices have dropped considerably, the cost and technical complexity of laboratory tests essential for the management of HIV disease, such as CD4 cell counts, remain prohibitive. New, simple, and affordable methods for measuring CD4 cells that can be implemented in resource… CONTINUE READING