Published in AIDS Weekly, May 5th, 2003
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also said it was recommending routine HIV tests for all pregnant women and any infants of women who refused to be tested. About 300 babies each year receive HIV infection from their mothers.
Officials want doctors to be able to give a new rapid HIV test - which provides results in just 20 minutes - without a required counseling session. Tests would also be given in homeless shelters, drug treatment centers, jails and other...
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