Increasing late diagnosis in HIV infection in South Korea: 2000-2007
- North Carolina. // Advocate;3/21/95, Issue 677, p12
Reports on the decision of the North Carolina health services commission to end anonymous HIV antibody testing in June 15, 1995.
- Cost-effectiveness of a Fourth-Generation Combination Immunoassay for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Antibody and p24 Antigen for the Detection of HIV Infections in the United States. Cragin, Lael; Pan, Feng; Peng, Siyang; Zenilman, Jonathan M.; Green, Julia; Doucet, Cynthia; Chalfin, Donald B.; de Lissovoy, Greg // HIV Clinical Trials (Thomas Land Publishers Incorporated);Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p11
Purpose: The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first 4th-generation HIV test. This study evaluated the cost-effectiveness of the 4th-generation assay versus a 3rd-generation test in screening for HIV infections in the United States. Methods: An exploratory microsimulation...
- Performance of Rapid Point-of-Care and Laboratory Tests for Acute and Established HIV Infection in San Francisco. Pilcher, Christopher D.; Louie, Brian; Facente, Shelley; Keating, Sheila; Hackett Jr, John; Vallari, Ana; Hall, Chris; Dowling, Teri; Busch, Michael P.; Klausner, Jeffrey D.; Hecht, Frederick M.; Liska, Sally; Pandori, Mark W. // PLoS ONE;Dec2013, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p1
Background: Current laboratory and point-of-care tests for HIV detect different analytes and use different sample types. Some have fast turnaround times (<1 hour). We investigated how HIV test choice could impact case finding by testing programs. Methods: We analyzed 21,234 consecutive HIV tests...
- HIV counseling and testing--United States, 1993. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/10/1995, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p169
Presents an analysis of data sources concerning human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) counseling and testing in the United States in 1993. HIV-antibody tests; Reporting area; Health care visits; Limitations of report findings; Measures to prevent the spread of HIV.
- Agenda. // Advocate;4/18/95, Issue 679, p10
Reports that about 33 percent of people in the United States tested for HIV antibodies were tested at a publicly funded clinic.
- In Reply. Hull, Harry F.; Keller, Nick M.; Wilson, Jane; Bettinger, Carl J.; Gallagher, Margaret M.; Mertz, Gregory J. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;5/5/89, Vol. 261 Issue 17, p2502
Responds to a critique of the authors' article 'Comparison of HIV-Antibody Testing in an STD Clinic, published in a 1988 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Ethical issues surrounding the blinded study conducted on persons who refused anonymous HIV testing; Distinctions...
- Update: HIV counseling and testing using rapid tests--United States, 1995. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/27/1998, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p211
Presents information on the testing for antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the United States, and funded counseling and testing (CT) programs conducted. Reference to the design of a decision model; Mention of the rapid test (Single Use Diagnostic System SUDS); Detailed...
- Detection of Acute Infections during HIV Testing in North Carolina. Pilcher, Christopher D.; Fiscus, Susan A.; Nguyen, Trang Q.; Foust, Evelyn; Wolf, Leslie; Williams, Del; Ashby, Rhonda; O'Dowd, Judy Owen; McPherson, J. Todd; Stalzer, Brandt; Hightow, Lisa; Miller, William C.; Eron, Joseph J.; Cohen, Myron S.; Leone, Peter A. // New England Journal of Medicine;5/5/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 18, p1873
Background: North Carolina has added nucleic acid amplification testing for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to standard HIV antibody tests to detect persons with acute HIV infection who are viremic but antibody-negative. Methods: To determine the effect of nucleic acid amplification...
- Collaboration marks HIV-testing day event. Mazwell, Carrie // Windy City Times;7/4/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 37, p9
The article celebrates the National HIV Testing Day's first-ever collaborative effort with other healthcare agencies.