HALT_COVID-19 Natural history and laboratory tests for COVID-19 in South Africa

  • Funded by European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)
  • Total publications:5 publications

Grant number: RIA2020EF-2928

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Key facts

  • Disease

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  • Funder

    European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)
  • Principle Investigator

  • Research Location

    South Africa, Africa
  • Lead Research Institution

    Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa
  • Research Category

    Pathogen: natural history, transmission and diagnostics

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  • Clinical Trial Details

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  • Vulnerable Population

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The HALT_COVID-19 project (RIA2020EF-2928) aims to utilize a combination of approaches to characterise clinical disease progression and clinical outcomes among patients with SARS-CoV-2 viral infection and to perform a clinical evaluation of COVID-19 testing kits in South Africa.

Publicationslinked via Europe PMC

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The Performance of Diagnostic Tests for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in the South African Population: A Scoping Review.

Drug-Resistant TB, HIV and COVID-19 Co-Infection: Case Reviews from Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.

Field evaluations of four SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen tests during SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant wave in South Africa.

Performance of rapid antigen tests in identifying Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 infections in South Africa.

Clinical Evaluation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Rapid Antigen Tests During the Omicron Wave in South Africa.