HIV testing rates and outcomes in a South African community, 2001-2006: implications for expanded screening policies.

@article{April2009HIVTR,
  title={HIV testing rates and outcomes in a South African community, 2001-2006: implications for expanded screening policies.},
  author={Michael David April and Rochelle P. Walensky and Yuchiao Chang and Jennifer L Pitt and Kenneth A. Freedberg and Elena Losina and A. David Paltiel and Robin Wood},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2009},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={310-6}
}
BACKGROUND Revised World Health Organization recommendations seek to increase HIV testing. We assessed the need for expanded testing in South Africa by examining current testing and treatment trends among a high prevalence population. METHODS We determined the numbers of adults receiving HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment (ART) during 2001-2006 using testing registers linked to patient records from 2 health care facilities believed responsible for virtually all HIV services available to… CONTINUE READING