News tagged with hiv test

Taiwan probing HIV organ transplant

Taiwan's health authorities said Sunday they are investigating a case of "critical medical negligence" that led to five patients receiving organs from an HIV positive donor.

Aug 28, 2011
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Saliva HIV test passes the grade

A saliva test used to diagnose the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), is comparable in accuracy to the traditional blood test, according to a new study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre ...

Jan 24, 2012
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Young adults, teens prefer rapid HIV testing

Teens and young adults prefer rapid HIV testing that can deliver results in less than an hour, but some still worry about whether their tests will be confidential, according to a new study published online in the Journal of ...

May 17, 2011
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Getting to the HIV test: It takes a village

(Medical Xpress) -- If you want to improve HIV testing rates in remote rural areas, get the community involved, says UCLA's Thomas Coates, who has directed a new study examining HIV testing programs in communities in Africa ...

May 05, 2011
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