High accuracy of home-based community rapid HIV testing in rural Malawi.

  title={High accuracy of home-based community rapid HIV testing in rural Malawi.},
  author={Anna M. Molesworth and Richard Ndhlovu and Emmanuel Banda and Jacqueline L Saul and Bagrey M.M. Ngwira and Judith R. Glynn and Amelia Catharine Crampin and Neil French},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  volume={55 5},
OBJECTIVE To assess the performance of rapid HIV antibody tests when used as part of a home-based community wide counseling and testing strategy in northern Malawi. DESIGN A cross-sectional population survey of HIV infection, 2007 to 2008. METHODS Adults aged 15 years or older in a demographic surveillance area were counseled and then offered an HIV test at their home by government-certified counselors. Two initial rapid tests (Determine and Uni-Gold) were performed on all samples and a… CONTINUE READING
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