Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

How HIV testing contributes to early diagnosis and treatment

The healthcare landscape is changing due to technological developments in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing combined with large-scale public health campaigns aimed at identifying people who are unknowingly carrying the virus or not engaged in care. These efforts allow clinicians to begin treatment sooner and ultimately improve patient outcomes.

According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, of the more than 1.1 million people living in the United States with HIV infection, about 1 in 6 are unaware of being infected.

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Advances in HIV Testing

Source: Advance

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