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CONTEXT Incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the United States has not been directly measured. New assays that differentiate recent vs long-standing HIV infections allow improved estimation of HIV incidence. OBJECTIVE To estimate HIV incidence in the United States. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Remnant diagnostic serum specimens from(More)
BACKGROUND The estimated number of new HIV infections in the United States reflects the leading edge of the epidemic. Previously, CDC estimated HIV incidence in the United States in 2006 as 56,300 (95% CI: 48,200-64,500). We updated the 2006 estimate and calculated incidence for 2007-2009 using improved methodology. METHODOLOGY We estimated incidence(More)
Suggested citation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Monitoring selected national HIV prevention and care objectives by using HIV surveillance data—United States and 6 dependent areas—2012. Acknowledgments Publication of this report was made possible by the contributions of the state and territorial health departments and the HIV surveillance(More)
The following 80 abstracts form Part A of two issues of Journal of Automated Methods & Management in Chemistry devoted to abstracts of papers and posters presented this year at the 52nd Pittsburgh Conference, held from 4 to 9 March 2001 in New Orleans, LA, USA. The papers and posters covered a range of topics and techniques, each of which provided valuable(More)
BACKGROUND Published death rates for persons with HIV have not distinguished deaths due to HIV from deaths due to other causes. Cause-specific death rates would allow better assessment of care needs. METHODS Using data reported to the US national HIV surveillance system, we examined a) associations between selected decedent characteristics and causes of(More)
BACKGROUND HIV disproportionately affects black men in the United States: most diagnoses are for black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (collectively referred to as MSM). A better understanding of the social conditions in which black men live and work may better explain why HIV incidence and diagnosis rates are higher than expected in this(More)
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