TITLE

Persons Tested for HIV -- United States, 2006

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/8/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 31, p845
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that recommendations have been issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in September 2006 to implement human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening as part of routine medical care for all persons aged 13 to 64 years. Data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) have been analyzed by the CDC in order to establish a baseline for evaluating the effects of these recommendations and other strategies to increase HIV testing.
ACCESSION #
33832713

 

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