TITLE

Late HIV Testing -- 34 States, 1996-2005

AUTHOR(S)
Shouse, R. L.; Kajese, T.; Hall, H. I.; Valleroy, L. A.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/26/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 24, p661
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the data of late HIV testing from 1996 to 2005 from 34 U.S. states. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) considers late HIV testing in persons who received an AIDS diagnosis less than three years after testing positive for HIV. Part of the data interpreted reveals 46.9% of men are diagnosed with AIDS compared with 41.5% of women, three years after their initial HIV diagnosis.
ACCESSION #
43021412

 

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