CDC Recommendations on HIV Testing Not Followed "Comprehensively," Too Few People Tested, HIV Specialist Says in Washington Post
December 9, 2008
CDC guidelines that recommend HIV testing be a part of routine care for people ages 13 to 64 -- as well as annual testing for people at high risk of the virus, such as injection drug users or people with multiple sexual partners -- are not being "followed comprehensively," and "too few people are being screened," Manoj Jain, an infectious disease specialist and adjunct assistant professor at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, writes in the Washington Post.
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