Comparison of three methods to measure HIV incidence among persons seeking voluntary, anonymous counseling and testing.

@article{Kellogg2005ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of three methods to measure HIV incidence among persons seeking voluntary, anonymous counseling and testing.},
  author={Timothy A. Kellogg and Lisa Loeb and James H Dilley and Barb Adler and Brian T Louie and Willi McFarland},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2005},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={112-20}
}
OBJECTIVES The authors compared 3 practical methods to estimate human HIV incidence rates using existing data from persons seeking anonymous testing in San Francisco between 1996-2002. Each method was assessed for strengths and limitations. METHODS Three different approaches were used to determine HIV incidence: one based on self-reported dates of prior tests, one based on linking records of prior tests using an anonymous unique testing code, and one based on the Serologic Testing Algorithm… CONTINUE READING