TITLE

Rapid HIV test

AUTHOR(S)
Everson, Kristen
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/3/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
19229244

 

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