Our research activities focus on 3 programmes:
HIV / AIDS
Chronic diarrhea in patients infected with HIV / AIDS in Lao PDR; (Sponsor: Université Claude-Bernard Lyon 1 - UMR 145 IRD, Fondation Mérieux)
Study of drug-resistances, Mycobacterium other than tuberculosis identification and microscopic diagnosis of M. Tuberculosis; (Sponsor: Global Fund, GABRIEL Network)
CoPanFlu Laos: International multicenter project « Cohorts for Pandemic Influenza »; (Sponsor: EHESP, Fondation Mérieux)
Our laboratory also offers a range of specialized analyses for the monitoring of infectious diseases. The routine activities include :
- RNA HIV viral loads
- Drugs Resistance Testing
- Early Infant Diagnosis
- Programme under the supervision of the CHAS (Centre for HIV / AIDS and Sexual transmitted diseases). Collaboration with Institut Pasteur of Cambodia, WHO, ESTHER and Global Fund.
- Training of clinicians for results interpretation (treatment follow-up).
HBV, HCV viral loads
- Analysis of samples from hospitals and clinics of Lao P.D.R
- Training of clinicians for results interpretation