HIV testing during early infection may reduce new cases in high-risk communities

Posted by on May 12, 2016 12:45 pm
Categories: health

Detecting HIV earlier, through screening programs that can identify the virus shortly after infection, may lead to lower rates of HIV transmission in local epidemics, suggest findings from a new study. After an acute infection screening program was implemented in San Diego, there were fewer new HIV diagnoses than would have been expected without such testing.

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