HIV testing among immigrant sexual and gender minority Latinos in a US region with little historical Latino presence.

@article{Gilbert2013HIVTA,
  title={HIV testing among immigrant sexual and gender minority Latinos in a US region with little historical Latino presence.},
  author={Paul A. Gilbert and Scott D. Rhodes},
  journal={AIDS patient care and STDs},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 11},
  pages={
          628-36
        }
}
Immigrant sexual and gender minority Latinos constitute a vulnerable subgroup about which little is known. We examined HIV testing among 190 such Latinos recruited via respondent-driven sampling in North Carolina, a state with little historical Latino presence but recent, rapid growth of this population. Sixty-eight percent reported an HIV test in the past year, and nearly half reported multiple HIV tests. Concern for their health was the most frequent reason for seeking an HIV test. Reasons… CONTINUE READING

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