TITLE

HIV Testing Among Men Who Have Sex with Men -- 21 Cities, United States, 2008

AUTHOR(S)
Oster, Alexandra M.; Miles, Isa W.; Le, Binh C.; DiNenno, Elizabeth A.; Wiegand, Ryan E.; Heffelfing, James D.; Wolitski, Richard
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/3/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 21, p694
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the results of HIV testing conducted as part of the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System (NHBS) for 2008 conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Majority of men who have sex with men (MSM) interviewed had been tested for HIV infection during the past 12 months. It recommends annual HIV testing for sexually active MSM to identify HIV infections and prevent ongoing transmission.
ACCESSION #
62006901

 

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