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Think TB in people with HIV: start routinely screening for TB now

Review of intensified case finding for TB, with a focus on screening tools, algorithms for testing, and discussion of the most useful and specific symptoms

Published
31 March 2008
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HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Intensified case finding: developing an action plan

Review of how rates of TB diagnosis can be improved in people with HIV, addressing key points in the health system.

Published
31 March 2008
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HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Mixed results on ELISPOT TB testing in resource-limited settings

Ex-vivo enzyme linked immunospot (ELISPOT) tests for TB could prove useful for detecting latent TB infections in resource-limited settings with a high prevalence of HIV

Published
17 August 2006
By
Theo Smart
Blood tests may be better than standard skin test for diagnosing latent tuberculosis

Two blood tests for diagnosing latent tuberculosis (TB) infection can each produce fewer false-positive results than the standard tuberculin skin test in patients presumed to

Published
21 April 2006
By
Keith Alcorn
HATIP #60, 23rd December, 2005

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23 December 2005
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HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
HATIP #36, 3rd November 2004

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03 November 2004
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HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
New, accurate TB test approved for use in Europe

A new more reliable and quicker test for tuberculosis (TB) has been approved for use in Europe. The T SPOT-TB blood test will replace the

Published
16 August 2004
By
Michael Carter
Evaluation of a new TB test highlights ongoing dilemmas of TB/HIV management

A new prototype test for TB lacks sufficient sensitivity as a sole test for TB in a predominately HIV-infected population in Botswana, according to a

Published
21 June 2004
By
Jennifer Georgeson
BMJ exposes serious weaknesses in case for compulsory HIV/TB tests for UK immigrants

Proposals to introduce mandatory HIV and TB screenings for immigrants to the UK are not based on adequate evidence and have practical and ethical problems,

Published
09 February 2004
By
Michael Carter
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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