TITLE

HIV testing

AUTHOR(S)
Manavi, Kaveh; Welsby, Philip D.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);3/5/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7490, p492
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Suggests there should be routine HIV testing for the population that is not conventionally considered at risk so the epidemic can be controlled. Background on the increase in heterosexual transmission of HIV since 1991 in the United Kingdom; The reasons for low HIV testing and detection rates; Statistics on HIV infection; Idea that patients with certain conditions such as neutropenia should be tested; View that conventional voluntary counselling is not needed before HIV testing is done.
ACCESSION #
16395006

 

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