Screening for HIV: Systematic Review to Update the 2005 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation

  title={Screening for HIV: Systematic Review to Update the 2005 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation},
  author={R. Chou and Shelley Selph and Tracy L Dana and C. Bougatsos and Bernadette Zakher and I. Blazina and P. Korthuis},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  pages={706 - 718}
  • R. Chou, Shelley Selph, +4 authors P. Korthuis
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • BACKGROUND A 2005 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) review found good evidence that HIV screening is accurate and that antiretroviral therapy (ART) for immunologically advanced disease is associated with substantial clinical benefits, but insufficient evidence to determine the effects on transmission or in less immunologically advanced disease. PURPOSE To update the 2005 USPSTF review on benefits and harms of HIV screening in adolescents and adults, focusing on research gaps… CONTINUE READING
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