Routine voluntary HIV testing in Durban, South Africa: the experience from an outpatient department.

@article{Bassett2007RoutineVH,
  title={Routine voluntary HIV testing in Durban, South Africa: the experience from an outpatient department.},
  author={Ingrid V. Bassett and Janet Giddy and Jacques Nkera and Bingxia Wang and Elena Losina and Z Lu and Kenneth A. Freedberg and Rochelle P. Walensky},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2007},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={181-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the yield of a routine voluntary HIV testing program compared with traditional provider-referred voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) in a hospital-affiliated outpatient department (OPD) in Durban, South Africa. DESIGN AND METHODS In a prospective 14-week "standard of care" period, we compared OPD physician logs documenting patient… CONTINUE READING