HIV screening

Murray, Sally; Weir, Erica
September 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/27/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 7, p752
Academic Journal
Provides information on HIV screening recommendations updated by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force as of September 27, 2005. Prevalence of HIV cases in Canada and the U.S.; Importance of counseling before HIV screening is conducted; Prevention of HIV.


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