Rapid HIV testing in a southeastern emergency department serving a semiurban-semirural adolescent and adult population.

@article{Sattin2011RapidHT,
  title={Rapid HIV testing in a southeastern emergency department serving a semiurban-semirural adolescent and adult population.},
  author={Richard W. Sattin and James A Wilde and Arin E Freeman and Kelly M Miller and James K. Dias},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={58 1 Suppl 1},
  pages={S60-4}
}
OBJECTIVE We determine the feasibility and yield of universal opt-out HIV screening among adolescents and adults in a southeastern emergency department (ED) serving a semiurban-semirural population. METHODS Individuals aged 13 to 64 years who visited the ED during specified hours received the OraQuick rapid HIV test (administered by trained counselors) if they did not opt out. Western blot was used to confirm reactive results. Patients were excluded if they had a history of HIV, had been… CONTINUE READING

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