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Table 1 Summary of study procedures

From: Evaluation of a point-of-care tuberculosis test-and-treat algorithm on early mortality in people with HIV accessing antiretroviral therapy (TB Fast Track study): study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

   Intervention Control
  Enrolment 1 week (or less) 2 weeks 1 month 2 months 4 months 6 months Enrolment 1 week (or less) 2 weeks 1 month 2 months 4 months 6 months
Informed consent             
Locator information             
Baseline questionnaire             
TB symptom screen a            
Body mass index             
Lab tests               
Haemoglobin              
Urine lipoarabinomannan a             
Sputum TB microscopy and culture              
Urine/dried blood spot for storage             
TB patient follow-up visit   b            
Patient record review         
6 month questionnairec             
Patient contact calls     
  1. aFor those at medium probability of TB according to the study algorithm. bFor those started on TB treatment, to check if stable on TB treatment and ready to start antiretroviral therapy. cA subset of participants also have this questionnaire repeated at 12 months from enrolment. TB, tuberculosis.