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June 27, 2014
New Items Added to CDC's HIV Web site
Laboratory Testing for the Diagnosis of HIV Infection: Updated Recommendations
This document updates recommendations for HIV testing by laboratories in the United States and offers approaches for reporting test results to persons ordering HIV tests and to public health authorities.This document updates recommendations for HIV testing by laboratories in the United States and offers approaches for reporting test results to persons ordering HIV tests and to public health authorities.
Quick Reference: Recommended Laboratory HIV Testing Algorithm for Serum or Plasma Specimens
The recommended algorithm is a sequence of tests used in combination to improve the accuracy of the laboratory diagnosis of HIV based on testing of serum or plasma specimens.
MMWR: Routine HIV Screening in Two Health-Care Settings — New York City and New Orleans, 2011–2013.
This report describes novel HIV screening programs at the Urban Health Plan (UHP), Inc. in New York City and the Interim Louisiana Hospital (ILH) in New Orleans that can serve as models that could be adapted by other health-care settings.
MMWR: Behavioral and Clinical Characteristics of Persons Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection — Medical Monitoring Project, United States, 2009
Medical Monitoring Project (MMP) is an ongoing surveillance system that assesses behaviors and clinical characteristics of HIV-infected persons who have received outpatient medical care.
MMWR Surveillance Summary: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance - United States, 2013
This report summarizes results for 104 health-risk behaviors plus obesity, overweight, and asthma from the 2013 national survey, 42 state surveys, and 21 large urban school district surveys conducted among students in grades 9–12.
Updated: Infographics and Posters for 2014 National HIV Testing Day
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