Migration distorts surveillance estimates of engagement in care: results of public health investigations of persons who appear to be out of HIV care.

@article{Buskin2014MigrationDS,
  title={Migration distorts surveillance estimates of engagement in care: results of public health investigations of persons who appear to be out of HIV care.},
  author={Susan E. Buskin and James B Kent and Julia C Dombrowski and Matthew Robert Golden},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={35-40}
}
BACKGROUND Prevention and clinical efforts are increasingly focused on improving the HIV care cascade, the sequential steps from diagnosis to engagement in care and viral suppression. Monitoring of this cascade is largely dependent on HIV laboratory surveillance data. However, little is known about the completeness of these data or the true care status of… CONTINUE READING