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Report Examines HIV Rapid Testing in Health Department Prevention Programs

July 18, 2008

"Update on Implementation of HIV Rapid Testing in Health Department Supported HIV Prevention Programs," National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors: The report is based on a survey conducted by NASTAD of state and local health departments to further ongoing monitoring of the departments' efforts to implement and support rapid HIV testing. The report examines issues associated with the use of rapid HIV tests from various manufacturers, test performance and multi-test algorithms (NASTAD release, 7/17).

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