Utilization of HIV point-of-care testing clinics in general practice and genitourinary medicine services in south-east London.

@article{Surah2009UtilizationOH,
  title={Utilization of HIV point-of-care testing clinics in general practice and genitourinary medicine services in south-east London.},
  author={Saloni Surah and Siobhan O'shea and Heather Dunn and Raj Mitra and Carol Fitzgerald and F Njeri Ibrahim and Gulshan Cindy Sethi},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={168-9}
}
We compared the utilization of HIV point-of-care testing (POCT) clinics in a general practice and a genitourinary (GU) medicine service. Retrospective case-note review of patients attending the general practice HIV POCT clinic from February 2005 to July 2007 was undertaken. Those attending the GU medicine service over the same period were used as a comparator group. HIV POCT clinics in general practice when compared with GU medicine services were significantly more likely to be utilized by… CONTINUE READING