Feasibility and effectiveness of provider initiated HIV testing and counseling of TB suspects in Vizianagaram district, South India.

<h4>Background</h4>Though internationally recommended, provider initiated HIV testing and counseling (PITC) of persons suspected of tuberculosis (TB) is not a policy in India; HIV seroprevalence among TB suspects has never been reported. The current policy of PITC for diagnosed TB cases...

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Main Authors: Shanta Achanta, Ajay M V Kumar, Sharath Burugina Nagaraja, Jyoti Jaju, Srinivas Rao Motta Shamrao, Ramakrishna Uppaluri, Rama Rao Tekumalla, Devesh Gupta, Ashok Kumar, Srinath Satyanarayana, Puneet K Dewan
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2012-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmid/22844467/?tool=EBI