HIV/AIDS

Impact of point-of-care CD4 testing on linkage to HIV care: a systematic review

The full article is available in Journal of the International AIDS Society

Point-of-care testing for CD4 cell count is considered a promising way of reducing the time to eligibility assessment for antiretroviral therapy (ART) and of increasing retention in care prior to treatment initiation. This review assess the available evidence on the patient and programme impact of point-of-care CD4 testing.

Authors

Elke Wynberg, Graham Cooke, Amir Shroufi, Steven D Reid and Nathan Ford