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Table 1 Main diagnostic procedures in the three participating centers, IeDEA West Africa, December 2009 to December 2011

From: Severe morbidity after antiretroviral (ART) initiation: active surveillance in HIV care programs, the IeDEA West Africa collaboration

Centers CMSDS Aconda-CePReF CTA/CNHU
Diagnostic procedures
Monitoring routine tests    
   Full blood count * * *
   CD4 lymphocytes * * *
   Plasma urea and creatinine * * *
   Glycemia * * *
Additional tests for diagnosis of diseases    
   Thick film * ** ***
   Sputum examination *** ** ***
   Radiography *** **: **:
   Computed Tomography *** ** ***
  1. *Available at the center and free of charge.
  2. **Available on site but not free of charge.
  3. ***Not available at the center.