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Another look at Emergency Department HIV screening in practice: no need to revise expectations.

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Title
Another look at Emergency Department HIV screening in practice: no need to revise expectations.
Published in
AIDS Research and Therapy, January 2010
DOI 10.1186/1742-6405-7-1
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Authors

Brown J, Magnus M, Czarnogorski M, Lee V

Abstract

A recent study reported a lower than expected specificity and positive predictive value of the rapid oral HIV test in the setting of routine emergency department (ED) screening. These results appeared inconsistent with the findings in another urban Emergency Department during the same time period.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 11 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 4 36%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 18%
Other 1 9%
Student > Master 1 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 9%
Other 1 9%
Unknown 1 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 5 45%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 18%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 9%
Engineering 1 9%
Unknown 2 18%