AIDS 2018: Diagnostics for Impact

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CAPRISA, Médecins Sans Frontières, 2018.

This AIDS 2018 session covered key challenges and opportunities for implementation of point-of-care (POC)/near patient diagnostics for HIV early infant diagnosis and viral load (VL) in resource limited settings. Key presentations include:

  • Economic and public health impact of decentralized HIV VL testing in Kenya
  • POC VL to facilitate differentiated HIV care in South Africa
  • Impact of early initiation of ART following in-utero HIV infection
  • Leveraging on GeneXpert’s expanded assay menu for the integrated management of co-infections.