1Outcomes of interest

OutcomesRelative importance (rank 1 → 9 most critical)Comment
Among presumptive and confirmed TB patients
HIV cases (yield of positive HIV and TB cases by clinical settings and by epidemiological settings)9critical
Improved access to prevention, care and treatment

(reduced morbidity and mortality events due to TB and HIV diseases)
Among partners and family members
HIV cases9critical
Improved access to prevention, care and treatment8critical

From: Annex 2, Voluntary counselling and testing for HIV benefits patients with diagnosed and presumptive tuberculosis – summary of findings and evaluation of the quality of the evidence

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