Comparison of HIV Testing Algorithms
This study has been completed.
Medecins Sans Frontieres, Netherlands
First Posted: October 29, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 22, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Leslie Shanks, Medecins Sans Frontieres
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study has been completed.|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2013|
|Primary Completion Date:||July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Shanks L, Siddiqui MR, Abebe A, Piriou E, Pearce N, Ariti C, Masiga J, Muluneh L, Wazome J, Ritmeijer K, Klarkowski D. Dilution testing using rapid diagnostic tests in a HIV diagnostic algorithm: a novel alternative for confirmation testing in resource limited settings. Virol J. 2015 May 14;12:75. doi: 10.1186/s12985-015-0306-4.
Shanks L, Siddiqui MR, Kliescikova J, Pearce N, Ariti C, Muluneh L, Pirou E, Ritmeijer K, Masiga J, Abebe A. Evaluation of HIV testing algorithms in Ethiopia: the role of the tie-breaker algorithm and weakly reacting test lines in contributing to a high rate of false positive HIV diagnoses. BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 3;15:39. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-0769-3.