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Major differences in organization and availability of health care and medicines for HIV/TB coinfected patients across Europe

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Mansfeld, M, Skrahina, A, Shepherd, L, Schultze, A, Panteleev, AM, Miller, RF, Miro, JM, Zeltina, I, Tetradov, S, Furrer, H, Kirk, O, Grzeszczuk, A, Bolokadze, N, Matteelli, A, Post, FA, Lundgren, JD, Mocroft, A, Efsen, A, Podlekareva, DN & TB:HIV study group in EuroCoord 2015, 'Major differences in organization and availability of health care and medicines for HIV/TB coinfected patients across Europe' HIV Medicine, vol. 16, no. 9, pp. 544-52. https://doi.org/10.1111/hiv.12256

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Mansfeld, M., Skrahina, A., Shepherd, L., Schultze, A., Panteleev, A. M., Miller, R. F., ... TB:HIV study group in EuroCoord (2015). Major differences in organization and availability of health care and medicines for HIV/TB coinfected patients across Europe. HIV Medicine, 16(9), 544-52. https://doi.org/10.1111/hiv.12256

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Mansfeld M, Skrahina A, Shepherd L, Schultze A, Panteleev AM, Miller RF, Miro JM, Zeltina I, Tetradov S, Furrer H, Kirk O, Grzeszczuk A, Bolokadze N, Matteelli A, Post FA, Lundgren JD, Mocroft A, Efsen A, Podlekareva DN, TB:HIV study group in EuroCoord. 2015. Major differences in organization and availability of health care and medicines for HIV/TB coinfected patients across Europe. HIV Medicine. 16(9):544-52. https://doi.org/10.1111/hiv.12256

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Mansfeld, Mark ; Skrahina, A ; Shepherd, L ; Schultze, A ; Panteleev, A M ; Miller, R F ; Miro, J M ; Zeltina, I ; Tetradov, S ; Furrer, H ; Kirk, O ; Grzeszczuk, A ; Bolokadze, N ; Matteelli, A ; Post, F A ; Lundgren, J D ; Mocroft, A ; Efsen, Amw ; Podlekareva, D N ; TB:HIV study group in EuroCoord. / Major differences in organization and availability of health care and medicines for HIV/TB coinfected patients across Europe. In: HIV Medicine. 2015 ; Vol. 16, No. 9. pp. 544-52.

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title = "Major differences in organization and availability of health care and medicines for HIV/TB coinfected patients across Europe",
abstract = "OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to investigate the organization and delivery of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) health care and to analyse potential differences between treatment centres in Eastern (EE) and Western Europe (WE).METHODS: Thirty-eight European HIV and TB treatment centres participating in the TB:HIV study within EuroCoord completed a survey on health care management for coinfected patients in 2013 (EE: 17 respondents; WE:21; 76{\%} of all TB:HIV centres). Descriptive statistics were obtained for regional comparisons. The reported data on health care strategies were compared with actual clinical practice at patient level via data derived from the TB:HIV study.RESULTS: Respondent centres in EE comprised: Belarus (n = 3), Estonia (1), Georgia (1), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Poland (4), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (4) and Ukraine (1); those in WE comprised: Belgium (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Italy (7), Spain (2), Switzerland (1) and UK (8). Compared with WE, treatment of HIV and TB in EE are less often located at the same site (47{\%} in EE versus 100{\%} in WE; P < 0.001) and less often provided by the same doctors (41{\%} versus 90{\%}, respectively; P = 0.002), whereas regular screening of HIV-infected patients for TB (80{\%} versus 40{\%}, respectively; P = 0.037) and directly observed treatment (88{\%} versus 20{\%}, respectively; P < 0.001) were more common in EE. The reported availability of rifabutin and second- and third-line anti-TB drugs was lower, and opioid substitution therapy (OST) was available at fewer centres in EE compared with WE (53{\%} versus 100{\%}, respectively; P < 0.001).CONCLUSIONS: Major differences exist between EE and WE in relation to the organization and delivery of health care for HIV/TB-coinfected patients and the availability of anti-TB drugs and OST. Significant discrepancies between reported and actual clinical practices were found in EE.",
author = "Mark Mansfeld and A Skrahina and L Shepherd and A Schultze and Panteleev, {A M} and Miller, {R F} and Miro, {J M} and I Zeltina and S Tetradov and H Furrer and O Kirk and A Grzeszczuk and N Bolokadze and A Matteelli and Post, {F A} and Lundgren, {J D} and A Mocroft and Amw Efsen and Podlekareva, {D N} and {TB:HIV study group in EuroCoord}",
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language = "English",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Major differences in organization and availability of health care and medicines for HIV/TB coinfected patients across Europe

AU - Mansfeld, Mark

AU - Skrahina, A

AU - Shepherd, L

AU - Schultze, A

AU - Panteleev, A M

AU - Miller, R F

AU - Miro, J M

AU - Zeltina, I

AU - Tetradov, S

AU - Furrer, H

AU - Kirk, O

AU - Grzeszczuk, A

AU - Bolokadze, N

AU - Matteelli, A

AU - Post, F A

AU - Lundgren, J D

AU - Mocroft, A

AU - Efsen, Amw

AU - Podlekareva, D N

AU - TB:HIV study group in EuroCoord

N1 - © 2015 British HIV Association.

PY - 2015/5/11

Y1 - 2015/5/11

N2 - OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to investigate the organization and delivery of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) health care and to analyse potential differences between treatment centres in Eastern (EE) and Western Europe (WE).METHODS: Thirty-eight European HIV and TB treatment centres participating in the TB:HIV study within EuroCoord completed a survey on health care management for coinfected patients in 2013 (EE: 17 respondents; WE:21; 76% of all TB:HIV centres). Descriptive statistics were obtained for regional comparisons. The reported data on health care strategies were compared with actual clinical practice at patient level via data derived from the TB:HIV study.RESULTS: Respondent centres in EE comprised: Belarus (n = 3), Estonia (1), Georgia (1), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Poland (4), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (4) and Ukraine (1); those in WE comprised: Belgium (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Italy (7), Spain (2), Switzerland (1) and UK (8). Compared with WE, treatment of HIV and TB in EE are less often located at the same site (47% in EE versus 100% in WE; P < 0.001) and less often provided by the same doctors (41% versus 90%, respectively; P = 0.002), whereas regular screening of HIV-infected patients for TB (80% versus 40%, respectively; P = 0.037) and directly observed treatment (88% versus 20%, respectively; P < 0.001) were more common in EE. The reported availability of rifabutin and second- and third-line anti-TB drugs was lower, and opioid substitution therapy (OST) was available at fewer centres in EE compared with WE (53% versus 100%, respectively; P < 0.001).CONCLUSIONS: Major differences exist between EE and WE in relation to the organization and delivery of health care for HIV/TB-coinfected patients and the availability of anti-TB drugs and OST. Significant discrepancies between reported and actual clinical practices were found in EE.

AB - OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to investigate the organization and delivery of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) health care and to analyse potential differences between treatment centres in Eastern (EE) and Western Europe (WE).METHODS: Thirty-eight European HIV and TB treatment centres participating in the TB:HIV study within EuroCoord completed a survey on health care management for coinfected patients in 2013 (EE: 17 respondents; WE:21; 76% of all TB:HIV centres). Descriptive statistics were obtained for regional comparisons. The reported data on health care strategies were compared with actual clinical practice at patient level via data derived from the TB:HIV study.RESULTS: Respondent centres in EE comprised: Belarus (n = 3), Estonia (1), Georgia (1), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Poland (4), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (4) and Ukraine (1); those in WE comprised: Belgium (1), Denmark (1), France (1), Italy (7), Spain (2), Switzerland (1) and UK (8). Compared with WE, treatment of HIV and TB in EE are less often located at the same site (47% in EE versus 100% in WE; P < 0.001) and less often provided by the same doctors (41% versus 90%, respectively; P = 0.002), whereas regular screening of HIV-infected patients for TB (80% versus 40%, respectively; P = 0.037) and directly observed treatment (88% versus 20%, respectively; P < 0.001) were more common in EE. The reported availability of rifabutin and second- and third-line anti-TB drugs was lower, and opioid substitution therapy (OST) was available at fewer centres in EE compared with WE (53% versus 100%, respectively; P < 0.001).CONCLUSIONS: Major differences exist between EE and WE in relation to the organization and delivery of health care for HIV/TB-coinfected patients and the availability of anti-TB drugs and OST. Significant discrepancies between reported and actual clinical practices were found in EE.

U2 - 10.1111/hiv.12256

DO - 10.1111/hiv.12256

M3 - Journal article

VL - 16

SP - 544

EP - 552

JO - HIV Medicine

JF - HIV Medicine

SN - 1464-2662

IS - 9

ER -

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