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Immunology and Infection
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Comprehensive & Cost Effective Laboratory Monitoring of HIV/AIDS
 

Comprehensive & Cost Effective Laboratory Monitoring of HIV/AIDS: an African Role Model

Article doi: 10.3791/2312
October 31st, 2010

Summary October 31st, 2010

Anti-retroviral therapy to treat HIV/AIDS is monitored in South Africa on a large scale. Flow cytometry is combined for haematology (CD45), immunology (CD4) and viral-load linked CD38 assay. Recorded at NHLS-SA laboratories, Johannesburg, these modern methods are cost-efficient with heightened local internal quality control, serving as role-models for resource-limited diagnostics.

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