Evaluation of an HIV nucleic acid testing program with automated Internet and voicemail systems to deliver results.

@article{Morris2010EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of an HIV nucleic acid testing program with automated Internet and voicemail systems to deliver results.},
  author={Sheldon R. Morris and Susan J. Little and Terry Cunningham and Richard S. Garfein and Douglas D. Richman and Davey M. Smith},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={152 12},
  pages={
          778-85
        }
}
BACKGROUND Nucleic acid testing (NAT) in routine HIV testing programs can increase the detection of infected individuals, but the most effective implementation of NAT remains unclear. OBJECTIVE To determine how many HIV cases can be identified with NAT and how many persons can be contacted, to identify predictors of acute and early HIV infection cases, and to test reporting of negative results by automated Internet and voicemail systems. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING San Diego County… CONTINUE READING