Opt-out testing for human immunodeficiency virus in the United States: progress and challenges.

@article{Bartlett2008OptoutTF,
  title={Opt-out testing for human immunodeficiency virus in the United States: progress and challenges.},
  author={JohnG. Bartlett and Bernard M. Branson and Kevin Andrew Fenton and Benjamin C. Hauschild and Virginia E. Miller and Kenneth H. Mayer},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2008},
  volume={300 8},
  pages={
          945-51
        }
}
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing for all persons aged 13 to 64 years in all health care settings. Signed consent would not be required and counseling with referral would be managed as it is for other serious conditions. The goal of the recommendations is to promote earlier entry into care to reduce unnecessary mortality and facilitate prevention by behavioral changes that accompany knowledge of serostatus. Concerns… CONTINUE READING
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