TITLE

Routine HIV Screening Recommended for Most Patients

PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Clinician Reviews;Nov2006, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the recommendations released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for HIV screening of adults, adolescents and pregnant women in health-care settings. According to CDC recommendations, all patients ages 13 to 64 should be screened for HIV infection. The recommendations apply only to health-care settings, including primary care clinics, hospital emergency departments and substance abuse treatment clinics.
ACCESSION #
23270954

 

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