The impact of initiating a human immunodeficiency virus screening program in an urban obstetric population.

@article{Lewis1995TheIO,
  title={The impact of initiating a human immunodeficiency virus screening program in an urban obstetric population.},
  author={Rebekah Lewis and John M O'brien and Dennis T. Ray and Baha M. Sibai},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1995},
  volume={173 4},
  pages={1329-33}
}
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to describe the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus infection and to assess the cost/benefit ratio of universal antenatal human immunodeficiency virus screening. STUDY DESIGN Medical records of women in this urban obstetrics population, from the years 1988 to 1993, were examined. The incidence of known human immunodeficiency virus seropositivity at delivery was determined. The costs of performing human immunodeficiency virus screening, evaluating the disease… CONTINUE READING