HIV Screening of Male Inmates During Prison Intake Medical Evaluation -- Washington, 2006-2010

Strick, Lara B.; MacGowan, Robin J.; Margolis, Andrew; Belcher, Lisa
June 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/24/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 24, p811
The article presents an overview of the testing of male inmates for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Washington state from 2006 to 2010. Based on this initiative, the officials of the local government found that the number of newly diagnosed increases every year. The data gathered from this study was used by the Washington State Department of Corrections (WADOC) to determine the impact of policy changes on inmates infected with HIV.


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