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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Tuberculosis, HIV, AIDS or HIV Infections
and you are
over 14
years old
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This is an observational trial.
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The purpose

The Principle objective of this study is To evaluate the performance of NRA, NRA-p and REMA-p for the detection of M. tuberculosis complex from sputum samples from adult pulmonary TB suspects in a high TB and HIV prevalence setting, using LJ and MGIT culture as gold standard. The Secondary objectives are: - To measure the performance of each assay (NRA, NRA-p, REMA-p) in sputum smear-negative patients - To describe the results of the colorimetric methods in HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients - To assess the time to detection of both NRA/NRA-p, REMA-p methods. - To evaluate the feasibility of the NRA, NRA-p, REMA-p methods. - To determine the rate of contamination of the NRA, NRA-p and REMA-p assays. - To evaluate the proportion and the clinical relevance of NTM among TB suspects in a high TB and HIV prevalence setting. - To provide capacity building for TB diagnosis in Mbarara.

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01053598. The sponsor of the trial is Epicentre and it is looking for 600 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
EVALUATION OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE NITRATE REDUCTASE AND RESAZURIN TITRE ASSAY FOR THE DETECTION OF MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS COMPLEX FROM SPUTUM IN A HIGH TB AND HIV SETTING