MMWR Vol. 66 / Early Release

By Newsroom America Feeds at 28 Nov 2017


"MMWR" Early Release Vol. 66, Early Release November 28, 2017


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Vital Signs: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Testing and Diagnosis Delays United States Andre F. Dailey, MSPH; Brooke E. Hoots, PhD; H. Irene Hall, PhD; et al.

Delayed HIV diagnoses continue to be substantial for some population groups and prevent early entry to care to improve health outcomes and reduce HIV transmission to others. An estimated 15% of persons living with HIV in 2015 were unaware of their infection. Among the 39,720 persons with HIV infection diagnosed in 2015, the estimated median diagnosis delay was 3.0 years.

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