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Does the use of adjunct urine LAM in HIV-infected hospitalized patients reduce the utilization of health care resources? A post hoc analysis of the LAM multi-country randomized control trial.

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Summary of "Does the use of adjunct urine LAM in HIV-infected hospitalized patients reduce the utilization of health care resources? A post hoc analysis of the LAM multi-country randomized control trial."

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends the use of adjunctive urine lipopolysaccharide lipoarabinomannan (LAM) testing in hospitalized HIV-infected persons with suspected tuberculosis (TB) and a CD4 count <100 cells/ml. However, the recommendation is conditional and uptake by individual treatment programs depends on perceived additional benefit. The aim of this study was to determine if adjunctive LAM testing had additional clinical benefits including reduction in health care-related use of resources.

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Name: International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases
ISSN: 1878-3511
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