21.10.2020 – 31.12.2020
CO «100% LIFE»
Identifying the incidence of tuberculosis among HIV-positive patients who had positive tests for LF-LAM and barriers to the use of these tests in Ukraine.
Goals and objectives
- Retrospectively evaluate methods (sputum smear microscopy, Xpert MTB / Rif, culture tests, LF-LAM tests, X-ray examination) detection tuberculosis in HIV-positive patients;
- Retrospectively evaluate the available data on the accuracy of the LF-LAM test for the diagnosis of active tuberculosis in HIV-positive patients with signs and symptoms of tuberculosis; in persons regardless of the signs and symptoms of tuberculosis; and in people with advanced HIV disease;
- Identify barriers to the use of LF-LAM tests.