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Cryptococcal Optimal ART Timing Trial

Key Contact: David R Boulware | Visit Activity Website

Activity Dates: 2010 to 2013

Country(ies): South Africa

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Activity Description

The Cryptococcal Optimal Antiretroviral Therapy Timing (COAT) Trial was a NIH-sponsored randomized strategy trial to test whether early or deferred HIV therapy was the preferable strategy to optimize 6-month survival after cryptococcal meningitis. Collaborators from the University of Cape Town, Makerere University, and Mbarara University of Science and Technology, as well as the University of Minnesota collaborated on the trial running between 2010-2013.

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Academic Health Center Units

Medical School
     Global Health Pathway

Special Tags

Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship Site, Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Site