News tagged with hiv test

Magnitude of dirty VA hospital equipment unknown

(AP) -- Thousands of veterans were at first shocked to learn they should get blood tests for HIV and hepatitis because three hospitals might have treated them with unsterile equipment. Now, just a couple ...

dateApr 25, 2009 in Other
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New drug regimens cut HIV spread from mother to infant

Pregnant women who are unaware that they have HIV miss the chance for drug treatment that can benefit not only their own health, but could also prevent them from transmitting the virus to their infants. When HIV is not diagnosed ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in HIV & AIDS
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HIV testing for children must be improved

National HIV programs should recognize that HIV testing and counseling systems designed for adults do not meet the needs of children. Therefore, according to Scott Kellerman from Management Sciences for Health, Virginia, ...

dateJul 20, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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