Barriers to HIV testing in Europe: a systematic review.

@article{Deblonde2010BarriersTH,
  title={Barriers to HIV testing in Europe: a systematic review.},
  author={Jessika Deblonde and Petra de Koker and Francoise F Hamers and Johann Fontaine and Stanley M F Luchters and Marleen Temmerman},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={422-32}
}
BACKGROUND In the European Union (EU) and neighbouring countries, HIV/AIDS, of all infectious diseases, has one of the highest morbidity and mortality rates. An estimated 30% of people living with HIV are unaware of their infection, and may therefore not benefit from timely treatment or may transmit HIV to others, unknowingly. Evidence shows that opportunities are being missed to diagnose HIV infections in EU Member States, particularly in regular health care settings. There is a need to better… CONTINUE READING
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