Optimizing the delivery of HIV counseling and testing services: the Uganda experience using rapid HIV antibody test algorithms.

@article{Downing1998OptimizingTD,
  title={Optimizing the delivery of HIV counseling and testing services: the Uganda experience using rapid HIV antibody test algorithms.},
  author={R. Gregory Downing and Ron Otten and Elizabeth Marum and Benon Biryahwaho and M G Alwano-Edyegu and Sylvester D K Sempala and Carol A. Fridlund and Timothy J. Dondero and Claudia Campbell and Mark A. Rayfield},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes and human retrovirology : official publication of the International Retrovirology Association},
  year={1998},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={384-8}
}
The AIDS Information Center (AIC) was established in Kampala, Uganda in 1990 in response to increasing interest by members of the general public who wished to know their HIV serostatus. By 1996, >300,000 clients had been seen. HIV serologic testing was performed at a central laboratory and results reported back to AIC after 2 weeks. Approximately 25% of… CONTINUE READING