Data are presented for diagnoses of HIV infection reported to CDC through December 2012. The HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report is not copyrighted and may be used and copied without permission. Citation of the source is, however, appreciated. Suggested citation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Monitoring selected national HIV prevention and… (More)
Acknowledgments Publication of this report would not have been possible without the contributions of the state and territorial health departments and the HIV surveillance programs that provided surveillance data to CDC.
National HIV Testing Day, June 27, promotes the importance of testing in detecting, treating, and preventing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. HIV testing is the essential entry point to a continuum of prevention, health care, and social services that improve the quality of life and the length of survival for persons with HIV (1). Recent… (More)
BACKGROUND For individuals with AIDS, data exist relatively soon after diagnosis to allow estimation of "early" survival quantiles (e.g., the 0.10, 0.15, 0.20 and 0.30 quantiles, etc.). Many years of additional observation must elapse before median survival, a summary measure of survival, can be estimated accurately. In this study, a new approach to predict… (More)