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'No benefits' in Africa HIV testing

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A six year clinical trial in Africa has revealed expensive lab tests have only made a small impact on survival rates from HIV/Aids.

Ugandan health experts say getting local doctors to treat and monitor patients is cheaper.

It follows what scientists have described as the largest HIV/Aids clinical trial ever done in Africa.

The BBC's Tom Gibb reports from Uganda.

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