Optimizing the use of surveillance data for monitoring the care status of persons recently diagnosed with HIV in NYC.

@article{Sabharwal2014OptimizingTU,
  title={Optimizing the use of surveillance data for monitoring the care status of persons recently diagnosed with HIV in NYC.},
  author={Charulata Jain Sabharwal and Sarah L. Braunstein and Rebekkah S. Robbins and Colin W. Shepard},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2014},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={571-8}
}
BACKGROUND Comprehensive laboratory reporting of CD4 and viral load (VL) tests to surveillance has been used to assess HIV care-related outcomes at the population level, but their validity for this purpose has not been comprehensively evaluated. OBJECTIVE Assess performance characteristics and validity of surveillance-based measures of linkage to and… CONTINUE READING