A Prospective Study Evaluating the Role of Cryptococcal Antigen Screening among HIV-infected Adults with Low CD4 Counts

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2011-01-01
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Summary: 

This prospective observational study aimed to evaluate the burden of cryptococcal disease among approximately 200 HIV-infected adults with low CD4 cell counts in Pune, India to determine whether a Cryptococcal screening strategy should be the standard of care among patients with advanced HIV disease who are admitted to medicine wards or seen as new patients in the Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) center.

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BJGMC-CTU