Oral Candidiasis Marker of HIV-Disease Progression Among Zimbabwean Women

Sponsor: US National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Protocol Summary: To estimate oral disease prevalence among Zimbabwean women in relation to HIV serostatus and CD4 count, and to assess the agreement rate between oral soft tissue examination outcomes measured by nurses, as compared to an oral surgeon. The inter-examiner agreement rate between nurses and oral surgeons were measured.

Years: 2001 – 2005

Investigator: M.M. Chidzonga

Location: Harare Central Hospital

Non-Network

Completed Study

Publication:

Chidzonga MM, Mwale M, Malvin K, Martin K, Greenspan JS, et al. (2008) Oral candidiasis as a marker of HIV disease progression among Zimbabwean women. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr; 47(5): 579-84.

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