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
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.