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|Title: ||The Effect of Complete Integration of HIV and TB Services on Time to Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy: A Before-After Study.|
|Affiliation: ||Médecins sans Frontières, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa; Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; South African Medical Unit, Médecins sans Frontières, Johannesburg, South Africa; City of Cape Town, Health Directorate, Khayelitsha, South Africa.|
|Citation: ||The Effect of Complete Integration of HIV and TB Services on Time to Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy: A Before-After Study. 2012, 7 (10):e46988 PLoS ONE|
|Journal: ||PloS One|
|Issue Date: ||Oct-2012 |
|PubMed ID: ||23071690|
|Additional Links: ||http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0046988|
|Abstract: ||Studies have shown that early ART initiation in TB/HIV co-infected patients lowers mortality. One way to implement earlier ART commencement could be through integration of TB and HIV services, a more efficient model of care than separate, vertical programs. We present a model of full TB/HIV integration and estimate its effect on time to initiation of ART.|
|Rights: ||Published by Public Library of Science, http://www.plosone.org/
Archived on this site by Open Access permission|
|Appears in topics: ||HIV/AIDS|
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