A5253: Sensitivity and Specificity of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Screening and Diagnostics in HIV-Infected Individuals

Study Location:

India

Topic:

Tuberculosis and HIV

Clinicaltrials.gov Link:

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00865826?term=A5253&rank=1

IRB#:

NA_00029666

Enrollment:

Closed

Trial Period:

Completed

An estimated 3 million HIV-infected individuals will enter programs for antiretroviral (ARV) treatment in the coming year, with projected rates of requirement for ARV therapy extending to more than 10 million in sub-Saharan Africa, southeastern Asia, and Latin America in the coming decade. In these settings, Tuberculosis (TB) is an endemic infection in the population, and an estimated 30-60% of adults have been infected with TB, the leading opportunistic infection associated with HIV infection. The purpose of this study is to construct a standardized diagnostic evaluation (SDE) for TB that provides an increase in identification of participants with active pulmonary TB, without sacrificing specificity.

Ages Eligible for Study:  13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:  All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:  No
Sampling Method:  Probability Sample
 

Categories

Location
Topic

Clinical Trials

A5342: Evaluating the Safety, Tolerability, and Effect of a...

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and effect of an experimental human monoclonal antibody...

Read More

P1070, Dose-Finding and Pharmacogenetic Study of Efavirenz...

Efavirenz (EFV) is an anti-HIV medicine that is commonly used to treat HIV infection in adults and children older than 3 years...

Read More

P2010: Phase III Study of the Virologic Efficacy and Safety...

IMPAACT 2010 is a Phase III, three-arm, randomized, open-label study of HIV-1-infected pregnant women initiating either a...

Read More

A5332: Randomized Trial to Prevent Vascular Events in HIV...

REPRIEVE (A5332) is a large double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study of pitavastatin or placebo for about 72 months....

Read More

A5207, Maintaining Options for Mothers Study (MOMS): A Phase...

A major disadvantage of giving SD NVP is the potential for maternal development of NVP resistance and additional resistance to...

Read More