Progress and Challenges in Scaling Up Laboratory Monitoring of HIV Treatment


In a perspective on Habiyambere and colleagues, Peter Kilmarx and Raiva Simbi discuss the disconnect between HIV testing instrument capacity and utilization.


Vyšlo v časopise: Progress and Challenges in Scaling Up Laboratory Monitoring of HIV Treatment. PLoS Med 13(8): e32767. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002089
Kategorie: Perspective
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Souhrn

In a perspective on Habiyambere and colleagues, Peter Kilmarx and Raiva Simbi discuss the disconnect between HIV testing instrument capacity and utilization.


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