Rapid HIV test

Everson, Kristen
January 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/3/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
The article offers news briefs related to health care in Canada. Health Canada has approved a rapid HIV test kit that will allow doctors, emergency health care workers or hospital personnel to test patients on the spot. The federal government had issued the necessary guidelines to compensate people who contracted hepatitis C from tainted blood before 1986 and after 1990. A study revealed that teenagers are more likely to drive after using marijuana than after drinking alcohol.


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