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Feasibility, Yield, and Cost of Active Tuberculosis Case Finding Linked to a Mobile HIV Service in Cape Town, South Africa: A Cross-sectional Study

  • Katharina Kranzer mail,

    katharina.kranzer@lshtm.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Department of Clinical Research, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Stephen D. Lawn,

    Affiliations: Department of Clinical Research, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Gesine Meyer-Rath,

    Affiliations: Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Health Economics and Epidemiology Research Office (HE2RO), Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, United States of America

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  • Anna Vassall,

    Affiliations: Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Department of Development Policy and Practice, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Eudoxia Raditlhalo,

    Affiliation: The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Darshini Govindasamy,

    Affiliation: The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Nienke van Schaik,

    Affiliation: The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Robin Wood,

    Affiliation: The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Linda-Gail Bekker

    Affiliation: The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Published: August 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001281

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