Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Title

Disease markers

Medical Subject Headings

Adolescent; Adult; CD4 Lymphocyte Count; Cross-Sectional Studies; Disease Progression; Female; Ghana; HIV Infections; Humans; Lymphocyte Count; Male; Middle Aged; Poverty; Proteinuria; Sensitivity and Specificity; Young Adult

ISSN

1875-8630

Volume

2018

First Page

7485942

Last Page

7485942

PubMed ID

29606987

Publisher

Hindawi Limited

School

School of Medical and Health Sciences

Comments

Originally published as : Anto, E. O., Obirikorang, C., Acheampong, E., Amankwaa, B., Afranie, B. O., Donkor, S., ... & Osaah, E. (2018). Evaluation of Individual and Combined Markers of Urine Dipstick Parameters and Total Lymphocyte Count as a Substitute for CD4 Count in Low-Resource Communities in Ghana. Disease markers, 2018. Article can be found here

Abstract

We evaluated the individual and combined levels of urine dipstick and total lymphocyte count (TLC) as surrogate markers for CD4 count in a low-resource community in Ghana. This cross-sectional study recruited 200 HIV-infected patients from the Saint Francis Xavier Hospital, Assin Fosu, Ghana. Complete blood count, CD4 count, and urine dipstick analysis were measured for participants. The threshold values were determined as/

DOI

10.1155/2018/7485942

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