Better but not ideal acceptance of routine inpatient HIV point-of-care testing among veterans in a high prevalence area.

@article{Siegel2010BetterBN,
  title={Better but not ideal acceptance of routine inpatient HIV point-of-care testing among veterans in a high prevalence area.},
  author={Marc Siegel and Leigh A Kennedy and Karen Rexroth and Margaret Lankford and Melissa Turner and Angela McKnight and Shirley Cummins and Debra A. Benator and Virginia L. Kan},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={205-10}
}
BACKGROUND The most recent guidance statement from The American College of Physicians recommends that clinicians adopt human immunodeficiency virus screening as part of routine medical care. Inpatient HIV testing at the Vetarns Affairs Medical Center in Washington, DC has been predominantly targeted at patients with disclosed risk factors. METHOD We implemented the first voluntary inpatient HIV testing program within a Veterans Affairs hospital using the OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV-1/2… CONTINUE READING

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