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HIV-positive status and AIDS

It is only assigned for confirmed HIV and never for suspected, probable or possible cases. ... Documentation of only “HIV positive,” “HIV illness,” or simply “HIV” will not be coded as AIDS.
February 2014

Task Force issues HIV screening recommendations

All adolescents and adults age 15 to 65 should be screened for HIV infection, the U.S. ... years of age, and that an increasing consensus has emerged on population-based screening for HIV.
May 2013

Patients more likely to accept ‘opt-out’ HIV screening in ED than other testing offers, study finds

When offering rapid HIV screening to patients in the ED, 1 way of asking seems to produce a higher acceptance rate than others, according to a recent study. ... Researchers included patients with a wide range of demographics, symptoms, and HIV risk
January 2016

Counseling before HIV testing didn't reduce later infection rates

Over the next 6 months, all participants were screened for Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Treponema pallidum (syphilis), herpes simplex virus 2 and HIV, as well as Trichomonas vaginalis in women. ... sample. Prevention counseling
October 2013

Updated guidelines issued on post-HIV-exposure prophylaxis

Health care workers with any occupational exposure to HIV should immediately use a post-exposure prophylaxis regimen comprising three or more antiretroviral drugs, according to updated guidelines. ... The guidelines also recommend taking a full four-week
August 2013

Cautions about mixing HIV, HCV drugs

A warning against co-administration of boceprevir (Victrelis) with certain ritonavir-boosted HIV protease inhibitors because of the possibility of reduced effectiveness. ... Ritonavir-boosted HIV protease inhibitors include atazanavir (Reyataz),
July 2012

New guidelines on HIV prevention, treatment released

The prevention guidelines state:. All adults and adolescents should be tested for HIV at least once. ... People at high risk of HIV infection should undergo preexposure prophylaxis and individualized counseling on risk reduction.
July 2014

AIDS care panel issues new HIV guidelines

To help clinicians monitor and support adherence to ART in HIV-infected patients, IAPAC convened a panel of experts who conducted a systematic review of 325 randomized, controlled trials and observational ... The panel also called for further
March 2012

Start ART in all HIV-infected adults, expert panel says

Ongoing monitoring of patients' CD4 cell count, HIV-1 RNA levels, ART adherence, HIV-drug resistance, and quality-of-care indicators is recommended. ... In the same issue of JAMA, researchers reported that HIV-infected and uninfected women with a normal
July 2012

MRSA test and warfarin recalled, new tests for HIV and hepatitis C

The first assay to detect both antigen and antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ... The first rapid blood test for antibodies to the hepatitis C virus (HCV) for individuals 15 years and older.
September 2010

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