National estimate of HIV prevalence in the Netherlands: comparison and applicability of different estimation tools.

@article{Veen2011NationalEO,
  title={National estimate of HIV prevalence in the Netherlands: comparison and applicability of different estimation tools.},
  author={Maaike G. van Veen and Anne M. Presanis and Stefano Conti and Maria Xiridou and Annemarie Rinder Stengaard and Martin C Donoghoe and Ard I. van Sighem and Marianne A. B. van der Sande and Daniela de Angelis},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={229-37}
}
OBJECTIVES to determine limitations and strengths of three methodologies developed to estimate HIV prevalence and the number of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). METHODS the UNAIDS/WHO Workbook method; the Multiparameter Evidence Synthesis (MPES) adopted by the Health Protection Agency; and the UNAIDS/WHO Estimation and Projection Package (EPP) and Spectrum method were used and their applicability and feasibility were assessed. All methods estimate the number infected in mutually exclusive… CONTINUE READING

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