HIV Testing and Diagnosis

  • Author: Peter Leone, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 1/9/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • As the expansion of HIV testing and the adoption of the CDC’s recommendations matures, bridging case management will be essential for linking newly diagnosed individuals to and retaining them in HIV primary care and should be viewed ultimately in light of 3 basic outcomes:
    • HIV mortality
    • Quality of life for those living with HIV (morbidity)

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