TITLE

HIV Testing

AUTHOR(S)
Crenshaw, Theresa
PUB. DATE
January 1988
SOURCE
Humanist;Jan/Feb88, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A member of the president's commission on the HIV (AIDS) epidemic looks at testing as one of the most controversial aspects of the battle against AIDS. Sexual integrity; Statement that casual sex is not wise. INSET: Confidential questionnaire on human immuno-deficiency virus....
ACCESSION #
8800000121

 

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