What are the reasons for poor uptake of HIV testing among patients with TB in an Eastern India District?

BACKGROUND: National policy in India recommends HIV testing of all patients with TB. In West Bengal state, only 28% of patients with TB were tested for HIV between April-June, 2010. We conducted a cross-sectional survey to understand patient, provider and health system related factors associated wit...

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Main Authors: Bipra Bishnu, Sudipto Bhaduri, Ajay M V Kumar, Eleanor S Click, Vineet Kumar Chadha, Srinath Satyanarayana, Sreenivas Achutan Nair, Devesh Gupta, Quazi T Ahmed, Silajit Sarkar, Durba Paul, Puneet Dewan
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2013-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3585810?pdf=render