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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

You are welcome to download and use these creative materials.

 

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Additional Resources:

Act Against AIDS
www.cdc.gov/actagainstaids

CDC HIV/AIDS
www.cdc.gov/hiv
Visit CDC’s HIV/AIDS Web site.

CDC-INFO
http://www.cdc.gov/cdc-info/
Get information about personal risk, prevention, and testing.

CDC National HIV Testing Resources
www.hivtest.cdc.gov
Text your ZIP code to KNOW IT or 566948. Locate an HIV testing site near you.

CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) www.cdcnpin.org
Find CDC resources and technical assistance.

AIDSinfo
1-800-448-0440
www.aidsinfo.nih.gov
Locate resources on HIV and AIDS treatment and clinical trials.

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