Scale-up of Routine Viral Load Testing in Resource-Poor Settings: Current and Future Implementation Challenges

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Roberts T. et al. (2016) Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 15; 62(8): 1043–1048. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw001.

This article describes current barriers to viral load testing in resource-limited settings concluding that effective scale-up can be achieved through health system and laboratory system strengthening and test price reductions, as well as tackling multiple programmatic and funding challenges.