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Researchers develop a hassle-free HIV test that works better, sooner

Stanford researchers have developed a reliable, hassle-free HIV test – just what public health officials need to screen large numbers of people and head off potential outbreaks. Public health officials…

Using social and risk networks helps identify people undiagnosed with HIV

Study in Ukraine identifies targeted, cost-effective approach to HIV testing Conducting HIV testing among the social and risk networks of those recently diagnosed with HIV helps identify undiagnosed cases of…

Factors associated with access to HIV testing and primary care among migrants living in Europe: cross-sectional survey

ABSTRACT Background There is a heavy and disproportionate burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among migrant communities living in Europe. Despite this, the published evidence related to HIV testing,…

One-time routine HIV screening at age 25 optimal with no risk factors

For young adults without known risk factors, a one-time routine HIV screen at 25 years would optimize clinical outcomes and be cost-effective, according to a study published in the Journal…

Your feedback matters: Post-Testing Week 2017 evaluation survey

If you haven't already, you are kindly invited to fill out the Post-European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week 2017 evaluation survey. Even if you did NOT do Testing Week activities, you are…

New paper launched on hepatitis testing in community setting

Correlation Network announced the publication of a new paper on the importance of HCV testing in the Community! It includes background information, methods, good practices and much more. Check out the paper…

Time from HIV infection to diagnosis cut 17% in US

The average time between HIV infection and diagnosis decreased 17% in the United States from 3 years and 7 months in 2011 to 3 years in 2015, according to data…

MEP gets HIV test, calls for focus on key populations, including MSM and trans people

This morning, Co-President of the LGBTI Intergroup Daniele Viotti MEP got an HIV test in the framework of the European HIV/hepatitis testing week. The week has officially been endorsed by…

Who is taking an HIV test in England and where?

No sign that recommendations on frequent HIV testing are being followed by gay men at higher risk of HIV infection The range of settings in which people test for HIV…

Second HIV test helps prevent incorrect HIV diagnosis in infants

Confirmatory HIV testing can substantially reduce the number of infants in South Africa who may be falsely diagnosed as HIV-infected and started on unneeded treatment, according to a new study…

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