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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Is HIV testing during labor feasible?

Cameroon is a sub-Saharan African country with high HIV rates yet many pregnant women do not know their HIV status. Research published in the open access journal BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth has shown that HIV testing during ...

dateFeb 27, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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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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