Routine HIV Screening Recommended for Most Patients

November 2006
Clinician Reviews;Nov2006, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p16
Academic Journal
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.


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