HIV testing and disclosure: a qualitative analysis of TB patients in South Africa.

@article{Daftary2007HIVTA,
  title={HIV testing and disclosure: a qualitative analysis of TB patients in South Africa.},
  author={Amrita Daftary and Nesri Padayatchi and Maria Padilla},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={572-7}
}
In South Africa, more than 60% of TB patients have HIV co-infection. Voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) is critical to effective HIV prevention, and TB facilities are optimal venues for delivery of these services. This study employed qualitative research methods to explore the decision-making processes for HIV testing and serostatus disclosure by 21 patients hospitalized with multi/extensively-drug resistant TB (M/XDR-TB) in Durban, KwaZulu Natal. Data collected from in-depth interviews… CONTINUE READING
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