TITLE

HIV testing: It could happen to you

PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Mothering;Nov/Dec99, Issue 97, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the issue of whether mothers in the United States should be required to undergo HIV testing as a routine component of prenatal care.
ACCESSION #
2495427

 

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