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Prevalence of Cryptococcal Antigenemia and Cost-Effectiveness of a Cryptococcal Antigen Screening Program – Vietnam

  • Rachel M. Smith mail,

    vih9@cdc.gov

    Affiliations: Epidemic Intelligence Service, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Tuan Anh Nguyen,

    Affiliation: National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Hoang Thi Thanh Ha,

    Affiliation: National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Pham Hong Thang,

    Affiliation: National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Cao Thuy,

    Affiliation: National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Truong Xuan Lien,

    Affiliation: Pasteur Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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  • Hien T. Bui,

    Affiliation: Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Thai Hung Le,

    Affiliation: Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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  • Bruce Struminger,

    Affiliation: Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Michelle S. McConnell,

    Affiliation: Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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  • Robyn Neblett Fanfair,

    Affiliation: Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Benjamin J. Park,

    Affiliation: Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Julie R. Harris

    Affiliation: Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: April 23, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062213

About the Authors

Rachel M. Smith
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Scientific Education and Professional Development Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Rachel M. Smith, Robyn Neblett Fanfair, Benjamin J. Park, Julie R. Harris
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Tuan Anh Nguyen, Hoang Thi Thanh Ha, Pham Hong Thang
National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam
Cao Thuy
National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam
Truong Xuan Lien
Pasteur Institute, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Hien T. Bui, Bruce Struminger
Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hanoi, Vietnam
Thai Hung Le, Michelle S. McConnell
Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Corresponding Author

Email: vih9@cdc.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Provided cost estimates and inputs for cost-effectiveness model: HTB THL MSM CT. Conceived and designed the experiments: RMS BS RNF BJP JRH. Performed the experiments: RMS TAN HTTH PHT TXL JRH. Analyzed the data: RMS JRH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TAN HTTH PHT CT TXL HTB THL. Wrote the paper: RMS JRH.