Differences among diagnostic testing algorithms in the time from HIV diagnosis to care.

Affiliation

Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd., MS-E47, Atlanta, GA, 30329, United States. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The association between the type of diagnostic testing algorithm for HIV infection and the time from diagnosis to care has not been fully evaluated. Here we extend an earlier analysis of this association by controlling for patient and diagnosing facility characteristics.

Keywords

Diagnostic tests,HIV infections,Testing algorithms,