Accurate monitoring of the HIV epidemic in the United States: case duplication in the national HIV/AIDS surveillance system.

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OBJECTIVE To assess the degree of duplicate reporting in the US HIV/AIDS surveillance system as compared with a performance standard of <5%, and to assess the effect of duplicate removal on epidemiologic trends. METHODS Multistate evaluation of HIV/AIDS case surveillance. Potential duplicate HIV or AIDS case reports in the national surveillance system… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e318160d52a

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