Developing a Predictive Model to Prioritize Human Immunodeficiency Virus Partner Notification in North Carolina
February 27, 2012
In North Carolina, disease intervention specialists (DIS) have less time to conduct partner notification activities because of competing responsibilities and growing case loads due to expanded HIV testing. In the current study, the researchers developed a model to predict undiagnosed HIV infection in sexual partners in order to prioritize DIS interviews.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
01.2012; Vol. 39; No. 1: P. 65-71; Brooke E. Hoots; Pia D.M. MacDonald; Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman; Peter A. Leone; William C. Miller
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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