Citations with the tag: AIDS (Disease) -- Diagnosis
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- Screening blood for AIDS.
// FDA Consumer; May85, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p5
A new test to screen donated blood identifies evidence of the virus of AIDS. While useful in curbing transmission of the disease through therapeutic use of the blood, this is not a diagnostic test for AIDS. Those who test positive should have further follow-up tests. Also, negative testing...
- Federal officials urge expanded AIDS testing.
// Jet; 8/13/90, Vol. 78 Issue 18, p36
Reports on recommendations by federal officials that hospitals in areas with large numbers of AIDS cases routinely offer testing to all patients.
- Should healthcare workers be tested for AIDS?
McCalope, M. // Jet; 9/2/91, Vol. 80 Issue 20, p14
Presents a survey of experts, both black and white, on whether healthcare workers should be tested for AIDS. Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Society of Patient Representation and Consumer Affairs of the American Hospital Association (AHA); Opposition from...
- Report of an expert panel on the public health laboratory role on early intervention and ...
McCalope, M. // Public Health Reports; Jan/Feb91, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p27
Presents a report which was adopted by the Executive Committee of the Association of State and Territorial Public Health Laboratory Directors in January 1990, which deals with the role of public health laboratories in the intervention and treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ...
- Most physicians and nurses favor mandatory AIDS tests.
McCalope, M. // Public Health Reports; Sep/Oct91, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p593
Presents preliminary findings from a new study sponsored by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) of the Public Health Service. Survey of the knowledge, attitudes and practices of physician and nurses on acquired immunodeficiencysyndrome (AIDS); Incorrect beliefs about...
- We should all be tested for AIDS.
Hayes, Marilyn C.; Lippman, Helen // RN; Oct92, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p104
Discusses universal testing for AIDS. Nursing's primary principle; American Nursing Association's opposition to mandatory testing; Cases of worker-to-patient transmission; Extent of the epidemic; Benefits of universal testing; More.
- Association of non-acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-defining cancers with human...
Rabkin, Charles S. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute; 05/06/98 Supplement Monograph 23, Vol. 90 Issue 9, p23
Focuses on a study which looked at the earliest recognized manifestations of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic, kaposi's sarcoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Discussion on the overall risks of cancers in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Detailed information on the evidence...
- An elusive procedure.
Policano, J. // Commonweal; 2/26/88, Vol. 115 Issue 4, p102
A first-person account of difficulty encountered in attempting to arrange an AIDS test, and the problems confidentiality caused in the attempt.
- Who should take the test for HIV and why.
Kravitz, L. // Scholastic Update; 10/16/87, Vol. 120 Issue 4, p21
Should certain groups of Americans be tested for infection with the AIDS virus? Should couples be tested when applying for a marriage license? Gary Bauer, a top White House adviser, and Nan Hunter, a leading civil rights attorney, debate this issue.
- To test or not to test?
Tanne, J.H. // New York; 9/28/87, Vol. 20 Issue 35, p40
The AIDS epidemic has pushed Americans into fiercely opposing positions. Hard-liners believe that testing for AIDS should be widespread and mandatory. Civil libertarians, and most public health officials, oppose mandatory testing, but urge toughpenalties for anyone who discriminates against...
- Peak experience.
Tanne, J.H. // Advocate; 3/22/94, Issue 651, p15
Reports on the decline in AIDS cases diagnosed in 1993 in San Francisco, California. Worry over rate of new diagnoses in other states; Effectiveness of safe-sex programs.
Tanne, J.H. // Advocate; 3/04/97, Issue 728, p20
Reports that on February 1, 1997, the Whitman-Walker Clinic, located in Washington, D.C., switched from using the standard blood test to screen for the AIDS virus, to oral HIV tests. Reliability of the oral test.
- Update: Trends in AIDS diagnosis and reporting under the expanded surveillance definition for...
Tanne, J.H. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 11/18/1994, Vol. 43 Issue 45, p826
Presents an overview of trends in AIDS diagnosis and reporting under the expanded surveillance definition for AIDS in the United States. Trends in AIDS by date of report and by date of diagnosis; Trends in AIDS incidence if the surveillance definition had not been expanded in 1993; Geography of...
- Should you be tested for the AIDS virus?
Jaret, Peter // Glamour; Jun93, Vol. 91 Issue 6, p41
Discusses AIDS testing among women. AIDS incidence; Factors preventing women from undergoing AIDS tests; Confidentiality of information for an HIV tested person.
- Lack of correlation between fulminant form of viral hepatitis and retrovirus infection association with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in drug addicts.
Amoroso, P.; Lettieri, G.; Giorgio, A.; Fico, P.; Pierri, P.; Giraldo, G.; Beth-Giraldo, E. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 2/8/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6517, p376
Examines antibodies to AIDS associated retroviruses. Inducement of cytopathogenetic effects with retrovirus replication; Prevalence of antibodies against AIDS among drug addicts; Influence of retroviruses on the development of fulminant viral hepatitis.
- California Set to Establish Own AIDS Drug Testing Program.
Vandervelden, Mark // Advocate; 11/10/87, Issue 485, p38
Reports that California will establish the state's own AIDS drug testing program. Approval of the expanded drug trial legislation; Critics of the Food and Drug Administration; Comments from AIDS activists.
- Death in a distant land.
BUCKLEY JR., WILLIAM F. // Cortlandt Forum; Oct98, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p237
Focuses on the study about the death of citizens caused by AIDS. Implication of the increasing figures of death on AIDS patients; Cause pointed by the people as the cause of the disease in Zimbabwe.
- Beyond belief award.
BUCKLEY JR., WILLIAM F. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 7/17/95, Vol. 42 Issue 29, p1
Suggests that the New York State Assembly, with emphasis on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) should be the winner of the `Beyond belief' award. How vetoed bill would allow doctors to know if newborn babies test positive for AIDS.
- Nail conditions can determine if patient has HIV/AIDS.
Benson, Linda // Dermatology Times; Mar1999, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p35
Reports on the diagnosis of HIV/AIDS based on patients' nails. Aid to physicians in making accurate diagnoses of HIV infection; HIV patients' resistance to antifungals; Patients' higher recurrence rate of infection.
- Who should be tested?
Monmaney, T.; Wingert, P. // Newsweek; 5/11/1987, Vol. 109 Issue 19, p64
Secretary of Education William J. Bennett shocked the public health community and came out against Surgeon General C. Everett Koop when he called for mandatory AIDS antibody tests for hospital patients, couples seeking marriage licenses, prison inmates, and people wanting to immigrate. Bennett...
- Have AIDS test, will travel.
Kritz, F.L. // U.S. News & World Report; 9/18/89, Vol. 107 Issue 11, p78
Reports that 29 countries, mostly in Eastern Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, now require many visitors to prove, when they arrive, that they do not have AIDS.
- Devastating findings.
Kritz, F.L. // U.S. News & World Report; 11/23/87, Vol. 103 Issue 21, p68
A study by Congress' Office of Technology Assessment found that the AIDS test can be very inaccurate. Reasons for the inaccuracies.
- Going for the test.
Cobb, William Jelani // Essence (Essence); Aug97, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p48
Highlights the story of a man who took an acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) test. Questions regarding his sexual history; His view on taking the test; His feelings and reaction after he took the test.
- Combination AIDS test kit.
Cobb, William Jelani // FDA Consumer; Dec91, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p9
Focuses on the approval of Food and Drug Administration on the combination test kit for detecting antibodies to two viruses that cause Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Opinion of HHS Secretary Louis W. Sullivan on the test kit; Benefits of the test kit; Company that manufactures...
- Publicly funded HIV services increase dramatically.
Cobb, William Jelani // FDA Consumer; Jan/Feb93, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p5
Reports that publicly funded HIV counseling and testing services have dramatically increased, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 2 million HIV-antibody tests were performed in 1991, compared to about 79,000 in 1985. HIV counseling and testing...
- New hope for outliving AIDS.
Cobb, William Jelani // U.S. News & World Report; 11/20/95, Vol. 119 Issue 20, p37
Discusses how a young Australian man, in the early 1980s, donated blood without knowing he was infected with HIV, the AIDS virus. Infection of seven people who received his blood; Failure of any of them to develop any AIDS symptoms; Speculation as to why in `Science' (November 1995).
- Trouble ahead.
Findlay, S. // U.S. News & World Report; 9/26/88, Vol. 105 Issue 12, p28
Discusses the possibility of overturning AIDS confidentiality laws in California, eliminating anonymous testing. Support and opposition.
- AIDS Blood Test Delayed.
N.F. // Advocate; 3/19/85, Issue 416, p22
Announces a delay in U.S. federal approval of a test to detect antibodies to the AIDS virus in blood until March 1985.
- Mandatory testing for AIDS?
N.F. // Newsweek; 2/16/1987, Vol. 109 Issue 7, p22
Officials of the Centers for Disease Control recently suggested the government might consider recommending mandatory testing for AIDS for specific groups. The suggestion set off a flurry of protests, calling the idea prohibitively expensive, unworkable, morally and legally wrong. But a...
- Campaign urging blacks to get tested for AIDS launches.
N.F. // Gay & Lesbian Times; 6/12/2008, Issue 1068, p24
The article reports on the campaign urging African Americans for AIDS test in Massachusetts.
- Facing the test.
Fraser, L. // Vogue; Jun91, Vol. 181 Issue 6, p96
Informs women that not all tests for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are anonymous or voluntary. Not all testing situations include counseling and follow-up care; Confidential can be a misleading term; Knowing the consequences of HIV testing.
- AIDS Diagnosis Rates.
DEMAREST, ERICA // Windy City Times; 11/9/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p16
The article offers information on the annual cases of AIDS diagnoses rates across Chicago, Illinois.
- AIDS scandal indicts French government.
Anderson, C. // Nature; 9/19/1991, Vol. 353 Issue 6341, p197
Reveals that French government officials delayed the approval of a United States AIDS test for five months in 1985 so that a French test could be released first. Michel Lucas, the government inspector general for social affairs, wrote the report after lawsuits by the families of French...
- Guidelines for designing rapid assessment surveys of HIV seroprevalence among hospitalized patients.
Schwartlander, Bernhard; Janssen, Robert S. // Public Health Reports; Jan/Feb94, Vol. 109 Issue 1, p53
Reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed guidelines for determining HIV seroprevalence among patients seeking medical care at acute-care hospitals. Uses of hospital seroprevalence data; Guidelines which provide for anonymous and unlinked testing of...
- Get Tested.
Helquist, Michael // Advocate; 7/5/88, Issue 502, p23
Argues in support of the necessity of getting tested for AIDS. Factors that influence an individual's decision to get tested; Ways of dealing with the results of the test.
- Changing disease patterns in patients with AIDS in a referral centre in the United Kingdom: the changing face of AIDS.
Peters, B.S.; Beck, E.J.; Coleman, D.G.; Wadsworth, M.J.H.; McGuinness, O.; Harris, J.R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 1/26/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6770, p203
Investigates the disease patterns among patients with AIDS disease in Great Britain. Comparison between the retrospective findings of inpatients and outpatients; Statistical details of the patients; Implication of the findings on the development of health care provision and medical research.
- Saliva as a diagnostic fluid.
Malamud, Daniel // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 7/25/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6847, p207
Focuses on the use of saliva as diagnostic fluid for AIDS. Increase on the non-invasive diagnostic testing; Detection of molecules present in blood and urine in salivary secretions; Effect of salivary flow rate on hormone concentration.
- Delayed-type hypersensitivity: A marker of AIDS progression?
Malamud, Daniel // Patient Care; 9/15/1993, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p183
Presents an abstract on the article `Delayed-type hypersensitivity skin testing predicts progression to AIDS in HIV-infected patients,' by S.P. Blatt et al., published in the Annual Internal Medicine journal, volume 119, 1993 issue. Cutaneous delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH) testing as an...
- In aid of doctors suffering from complaints about AIDS.
Norell, J.S. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 11/8/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6556, p1213
Provides guidelines for physicians on how to handle complaints about AIDS. Common patient complaints on AIDS; Tips on how to diagnose AIDS disease.
- AIDS in the family.
Norell, J.S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 6/20/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6842, p1639
Narrates experiences of a sister suffering from AIDS in Great Britain. Reaction of people informed by the health conditions of the sister; impact of the AIDS diagnosis on the everyday activities of the victim; Efforts of keeping confidentiality on the health status of the sister.
- Yeast infections may be early warning sign of HIV infection.
Norell, J.S. // Nation's Health; Jan93, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p14
Warns that women at risk for AIDS should know that frequent cases of vaginal yeast infection may sometimes be an early warning of HIV infection. Request by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a warning label to be put on widely advertised nonprescription drugs for vaginal yeast infections.
- Blood tests not foolproof as screen for AIDS.
Norell, J.S. // Consumers' Research Magazine; Feb96, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p7
Reports on the inaccuracy rate of conducting blood tests for AIDS according to the periodical `The New England Journal of Medicine. Ratio of test mistakes in every batch of blood specimen; Recommendations for additional tests.
- NEWS BRIEFS: San Francisco, CALIFORNIA.
Norell, J.S. // Advocate; 9/3/85, Issue 428, p28
Reports that a videotape designed to educate the general public on AIDS antibody testing at alternative sites in San Francisco, California is being made available free of charge by the San Francisco Public Library and all three Captain Video outlets.
- HIV/AIDS Case Histories: Diagnostic Problems.
Prieto, Victor G. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs; Sep98, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p715
Focuses on a case report on the diagnostic problems which occur in testing the existence of HIV/AIDS. Complications which the patient was presented with; Reference to a biopsy specimen of the patient; Factors which show characteristics of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS); How KS presents itself.
- An age-and sex-structured HIV epidemiological model: Features and applications.
Low-Beer, D.; Stoneburner, R.L. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization; 1997, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p213
Presents information on the development of a model for the forecasting of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by age, sex and among sentinel groups for which data is presented. Description of the type of approach; Benefits of the approach; Examples...
- New at-home AIDS test will boost Keene specialty paper firm's profits.
Low-Beer, D.; Stoneburner, R.L. // New Hampshire Business Review; 6/21/96, Vol. 18 Issue 13, p6
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- HIV testing halted.
Low-Beer, D.; Stoneburner, R.L. // Teacher Magazine; Oct95, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p10
Reports on Fort Myers, Florida Lee County district's discontinuance of its free AIDS testing for its students. Opposition from parents; County health officials' observation of a high incidence of HIV in residents under 30.
Low-Beer, D.; Stoneburner, R.L. // Advocate; 10/23/90, Issue 562, p32
Reports that a coalition of U.S.-based health care institutions donated medical equipment for AIDS diagnosis to health officials in Romania.
- While other groups decline, HIV increasing in MSM.
Low-Beer, D.; Stoneburner, R.L. // AIDS Alert; Aug2008, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p96
The article reports on the status of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) diagnoses among men who have sex with men (MSM) which had increased of about 8.6% overall during 2001-2006 in the U.S.
- The lengthening shadow of AIDS.
Low-Beer, D.; Stoneburner, R.L. // Patient Care; 3/30/1995, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p8
Reports the increase in the number of reported AIDS cases with expanded case definition of AIDS based on patient's CD4 cell count and the presence of AIDS-related illnesses such as pulmonary tuberculosis, recurrent pneumonia, and invasive cervical cancer. AIDS-related figures; News regarding...