Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 28th, 1997
Laboratories, doctors, hospitals, and others who administer HIV tests are required by law to report positive cases to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). But companies that sell the home tests don't have to report HIV positive cases.
"We don't really know what the impact is because we don't have that information," said Lynda Kettinger, DHEC's sexually transmitted disease program.
Kettinger said the two companies that make home tests promised to give DHEC quarterly reports showing the numbers of HIV...
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