Voluntary rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing in jails.

@article{MacGowan2009VoluntaryRH,
  title={Voluntary rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing in jails.},
  author={Robin J MacGowan and Andrew Margolis and April Richardson-Moore and Terry Wang and Marlene Lalota and Patrick Tyler French and James Stodola and Jennifer McKeever and J. Douglas Carrel and Jolene Mullins and Michelle R Llanas and Sean David Griffiths},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={36 2 Suppl},
  pages={S9-13}
}
OBJECTIVES To provide human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) rapid testing to persons in jails, identify previously undiagnosed cases of HIV infection, and refer HIV-infected inmates to care, treatment, and prevention services. DESIGN Four state health departments (Florida, Louisiana, New York, and Wisconsin) collaborated with jails to implement stand-alone voluntary rapid HIV testing programs. Inmates requested or were referred by medical staff for rapid HIV testing. HIV testing was provided by… CONTINUE READING

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